Journal History


Fire was officially launched on June 2018.
Prof. Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith served as founding Editor-in-Chief.
The United Nations’ International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the Global Wildland Fire Network were affiliated with Fire.
Published 1st volume with over 50 papers, as quarterly journal.


Fire published its 100th paper in August.


The journal was covered by Scopus in May 2020.
The First topical section, Fire Science Data and Models Section, was established in Fire journal.


Fire has been accepted into the Science Citation Index Expanded in Web of Science in March 2021.

Fire has received the first Citescore of 3.7. hich equals the rank of 24/142 (Q1) in "Forestry" and 17/88 (Q1) in "Safty Research".

Fire was indexed in JUFO.


June 2018–Present

Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith

20 January 2021

Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. James A. Lutz for Section "Fire Science Data and Models Section"

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