There are some neighborhoods and communities where arson is more of a problem than in others, but whether or not there have ever been any incidents of arson in your area, there are things you can do to help prevent it in the future. Arson can destroy homes, businesses, vehicles, and more. But more importantly,… Read more »
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Most people in the world cannot even imagine purposefully setting fire to someone’s home or vehicle, and that is fortunate for all of us. But did you know that there are actually several reasons why people commit arson? Of course, none of these reasons are good or make the crime excusable, but understanding why people… Read more »
Chicago is an American city that has been marred by fire in its history. Our city, home to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, continues to see its fair share of arson and accidental fires every single year. However, in terms of modern day fire safety, Chicago is currently well ahead of other municipalities where… Read more »
Arson is often a crime of a highly personal nature. To set something on fire – there’s a sick poetry in that. It’s dramatic, it requires maintained passion to make an impression, and, often, there is a message outside of the need to destroy something that comes along with arson. So it’s not surprising… Read more »
Whether it is a volunteer firefighter being sentenced for starting fires in Sonoma and San Mateo counties or the search for three young suspects wanted for questioning about arson in Santa Monica, every day we hear stories about arson. All across the country, arson is on the rise. The media often pays too much… Read more »
Why do people commit arson? There have to be reasons as to why someone would intentionally burn a house, building, vehicle or any other structure. For many, money is a primary motivation, as people hope to file false insurance claims. Other reasons may include vandalism, excitement, crime concealment or murder. There may be psychopathological… Read more »
Who are we? The dictionary defines fire as “a state, process, or instance of combustion in which fuel or other material is ignited and combined with oxygen, giving off light, heat, and flame.” Fire is our expertise. No, we do not make it, but we solve it. We are John Michael Agosti & Associates and… Read more »