Mom Served 14 Years for Arson Now Called 'Impossible'

People who escape fatal fires with their lives may face a tangle of emotions: fear, regret, relief. In many cases, they also face criminal charges. "If you survive a fatal fire, you've got a very good chance of being charged with setting it," said John Lentini, one of the nation's leading fire experts. If just 5 percent of the nation's half-a-million yearly structure fires are suspicious, Lentini said, then that means 25,000 chances to mistakenly charge someone with arson. "And if they...Full Story
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