Fire — Open Access Journal

Fire (ISSN 2571-6255) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal about the science, policy, and technology of vegetation fires and how they interact with communities and the environment, broadly defined, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2017.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.5 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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.

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Latest Articles



2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Fire
Remote Sensing of Fire and Its Impact on Land and Atmosphere Guest Editors: Martin Wooster, Luigi Boschetti
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Fire
Land-Use and Fire around the World from the Past to the Present Guest Editors: Julie C. Aleman, Olivier Blarquez, Boris Vannière
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Fire
Unmanned Aircraft in Fire Research and Management Guest Editors: Adam C. Watts, Jason Karl
Deadline: 30 June 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Fire
Diversity Leaders in Fire Science Collection Editors: Susan Prichard, Alistair Smith

Jobs in Research

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