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: 3.0 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.4 (2023)
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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
Climate and Human-Driven Impacts on Tropical Rainforests Guest Editors: Gabriel de Oliveira, Guilherme A. V. Mataveli, Paulo Artaxo, Luiz E. O. C. Aragao, Carlos A. C. dos Santos, Maquelle Garcia, Hannah Stewart
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Integrated Vulnerability of Forest Systems to Wildfire: Implications on Forest Management Tools. VIS4FIRE Project Guest Editors: Javier Madrigal, Juan Ramón Molina Martínez, Eva Marino
Deadline: 10 July 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Unusual Fire in Open and Confined Space Guest Editors: Manhou Li, Weiguang An
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Fire
Fire Numerical Simulation Guest Editors: Yanming Ding, Kazui Fukumoto, Jiaqing Zhang
Deadline: 15 August 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, Natasha Ribeiro, Tiago Miguel Ferreira, Grant Williamson, Christine Eriksen
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