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 - Q2 (Forestry) / CiteScore - Q1 (Forestry)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 2.726 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.456 (2021)
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Topic in Drones, Fire, Forests, Remote Sensing, Sustainability
Application of Remote Sensing in Forest Fire Topic Editors: Aqil Tariq, Na Zhao
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Advance in Tunnel Fire Research Guest Editors: Kaihua Lu, Jianping Zhang, Jie Wang, Xiaochun Zhang, Wei Tang
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Fire
Effects of Wildfire on Biodiversity Guest Editors: Eva Strand, Darcy H. Hammond
Deadline: 20 June 2023
Special Issue in Fire
Impacts of Wildfires on Threatened Wildlife Species Guest Editor: Jonathan Webb
Deadline: 15 July 2023
Special Issue in Fire
Advances in Forest Fire Behaviour Modelling Using Remote Sensing Guest Editors: Luis A. Ruiz, Andrew T. Hudak
Deadline: 19 July 2023
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
Diversity Leaders in Fire Science Collection Editors: Alistair M. S. Smith, Natasha Ribeiro, Tiago Miguel Ferreira, Grant Williamson, Christine Eriksen
Topical Collection in Fire
Rethinking Wildland Fire Governance: A Series of Perspectives Collection Editors: Alistair M. S. Smith, Stephen D. Fillmore
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