Fire is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal about the science, policy, and technology of fires and how they interact with communities and the environment, published monthly online by MDPI. The Global Wildland Fire Network is affiliated with Fire.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science)AGRIS, PubAg, and other databases
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Forestry) / CiteScore - Q2 (Forestry)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Paper Types: in addition to regular articles we accept Perspectives, Case Studies, Data Descriptors, Technical Notes, and Monographs.
Impact Factor: 3.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.0 (2022)
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Topic in AI, BDCC, Fire, GeoHazards, Remote Sensing
AI for Natural Disasters Detection, Prediction and Modeling Topic Editors: Moulay A. Akhloufi, Mozhdeh Shahbazi
Deadline: 25 July 2025
Special Issue in Fire
Glass at Elevated Temperatures and in Fire Guest Editors: Chiara Bedon, Marcin Kozlowski
Deadline: 17 April 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Fire in California Guest Editor: Charles Jones
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Effects of Wildfire on the Biota Guest Editor: Neil Burrows
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Firefighting Approaches and Extreme Wildfires Guest Editor: Fantina Tedim
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topical Collection in Fire
Heritage and Fire Collection Editor: Tiago Miguel Ferreira
Topical Collection in Fire
Technical Forum for Fire Science Laboratory and Field Methods Collection Editors: Claire Belcher, David M.J.S. Bowman, Evan Ellicott, Peter Hamlington, Chad Hoffman, William M. Jolly, Rodman Linn, Sara McAllister, Joseph O'Brien, Albert Simeoni, Alistair M. S. Smith, Wojciech Węgrzyński
Topical Collection in Fire
Review Papers in FireCollection Editor: Grant Williamson
Topical Collection in Fire
Diversity Leaders in Fire Science Collection Editors: Alistair M. S. Smith, Tiago Miguel Ferreira, Natasha Ribeiro, Grant Williamson, Christine Eriksen
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