Fire dream meaning

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Fire dream meanings


This dream generally warns that you need to be aware of a problem in the future. It is time to focus upon your approach to others.

The dream is positive in nature as the fire indicates hidden understanding and wisdom in life. There is association with being rather aggressive if fire is featured in a dream. Fire can also been associated with external life and damnation. Many people who have had dreams of fire later report new beginnings. Fire in dreams imply that you need to be yourself. To see a forest fire is a warning that you are sexually frustrated. If you see a fire in a home, a log burner or traditional fire then this dream indicates that you will have passion and your libido will return. Carl Jung, the famous dream psychologist analyzed fire dreams. He concluded that fires are often in dreams when transformation is predicted. This dream is also connected to the end of a spiritual journey and finding the truth of the soul.


You need self appreciation and self worth in order to manifest money. Fire is an important element in life. There's something amazing happening for you, starting next month. This could be quite a remarkable new start. There is energy being moved to the area of your life, as well as well as uncovering your destiny. Quite simply this dream indicates that you have been feeling too close to a negative situation. An open fire is a positive omen. The dream is negative if the fire burned you. There is good news if the fire failed to burn your body. To see a house or building burning in your dream often suggests you will help a friend.

To build a fire is a positive omen, and suggests a loved one will visit you.

If you poked the fire (with a poker) this indicates that cheerful times ahead. If you jumped over a fire, this indicates a new birth or self-regeneration in life. This dream can sometime suggest that things in your working life are going to be better soon.

To see a camp fire suggests negative problems and denotes anger and resentment towards others. This has recently surfaced. The interpretation of seeing a round fire ring (for example in a circus) shows you have passion someone close.

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To see a fire, start a fire or see a fireplace in your dream is positive.

If you see yourself set on fire or a person on fire then this is associated with our own inner anger. It denotes issues and problems in life. It can also suggest that we need to work hard in life. To put out a fire that is on someone or to jump into a body of water suggests that you need to focus on your desires in life. To dream of a fire ring indicates spiritual connection. To eat fire or dream of a fire eater suggests emotions are going to be strong.  Especially in love. To see yourself on fire can indicate your anger in life. To see yourself use fire in a dream, or light a fire suggests that you will find the love of your life. If you are feeling any pain from the fire or are badly burned in the dream this denotes gossip in waking life. 

Please note: If your dream involved a fire engine or fire escape, the meaning is all here – just scroll down.

Common dreams...


  • Seeing a house on fire.
  • House fire in your dream.
  • Orange fire, blue fire.
  • Seeing a house with a fireplace.
  • Putting out or escaping a fire through a fire escape.
  • Seeing a fire engine.
  • Seeing an open fire outside.
  • Seeing a bonfire.
  • Setting fire to something, such as a house or a car.
  • Awakening in a dark room where you are surrounded by a fire.
  • Having the inability to escape a fire.
  • Witnessing a roaring bug fire.
  • Escaping from a bush fire – fire in fields and the scenery.
  • Observing a house or building on fire.
  • Dreaming that you are in hell.
  • Item on fire in your dream.

In your dream you may have…

  • Been scared about and worried that the fire may hurt you.
  • Been unable to communicate with others, or warn others about the fire.

Positive changes are afoot if…

  • You build a fire from scratch.
  • The dream involved putting out the fire or escaping from one.

General “fire” dream interpretation….

Carl Jung believed that the fire is representative to our psychological transformation. The flame represents the light that is needed to guide us in life. Jung also thought that the fire signifies a bad temper or an argument between others. The dream of a fire is often a significant omen related to an important event in your subconscious mind, either about security or passion.

The meaning of this dream varies between:


1. A negative omen (a situation will burn you).
2. The omen for action.

If we review the dream in detail, this is normally connected to a carefully correlated event in your life. The flames in the dream may signify the barriers to overcome in regards to your emotions.

If you dream of a small or a weak fire, this dream indicates that you are going to experience happiness in your life. To dream of not being able to start a fire indicates that a work situation should be approached in a diplomatic matter.

House fire dream meaning

A house fire in a dream can be rather worrying. What does a house fire mean? This dream indicates that you are unable to control your emotions, it can also suggests a loss at work or a financial loss. To see the fire consume a house indicates hot tempers and change. If your own house was on fire then this can be associated with difficult relationships in life. As the house indicates our own comfort the house fire in dreams denote change. If you dream of someone burning your house down, this can suggest you do not feel you belong. To dream of more than one house fire can be associated with a difficult time in life. 


A fireplace in a dream is connected to new beginnings and to see a dog or a cat sat by a fireplace in a dream indicates passion from a past lover. To dream of a house fire can be worrying, it denotes that at times you are feeling freaked out. A fireman in a dream is connected to security from a loved on. To see an airplane on fire denotes difficulty travelling. If the airplane caught fire then other people will gossip. If you managed to put out the fire, or the fire was put out by a fire brigade then this denotes a new start in life. If you saw a blue fire in a dream this indicates a cold hearted female. If the flame was gas this can suggest that the situation will end in conflict with a female. To hear a fire alarm in a dream indicates a warning. Someone is trying to make you do something that you are not happy with.

If you dream of a fire brigade, you are likely to consult somebody close to you in order to obtain a passion for project, and you don’t seem to have the heart to say no. These passions have become obsessive, and this is important that you can control your temperament in the future. If you notice a fireplace in your dream, this indicates content domestic bliss. If the fireplace fire was out of control, this indicates dangerous or uncontrollable emotions at home.

To dream the fire was cozy is a positive omen showing that you are happy with your life. To see a roaring fire behind a grate shows new hopes after a difficult time are on their way. A dream of a bush fire indicates that your emotions are likely to get out of control. As a bush fire generally moves very quickly, you may find that gossip is likely, and it will spread to all lengths before being stopped by others. If you dream of putting out a fire with water, this signifies that you are going to stop a family fraud. To dream of hiding from a fire foretells that important luck in coming your way, which will help you be self-sufficient for some time (money is on the way). To dream of a candle flame indicates that your hopes of a bright tomorrow are warranted.

If you dream of fire in hell, it shows that you are going to encounter a potentially destructive person in the near future. If you dream that the fire is spreading, this shows that arguments are likely in the future. You are going to have to control explosive personalities and passionate feelings, including the emotions of others.

To see fire and smoke in a dream is connected to problems in life. To dream of a fire burning a house denotes that you will develop as a person. To see smoke as well as fire in a dream signifies that you need to rest from situations and people for a while. Seeing “fire flames” in a dream indicates that your temper is raging. Someone is trying to annoy you in life. If you witness a fire explosion in a dream it can indicate someone's temper is out of control.


To dream of items on fire (such as chairs, furniture or possessions) indicates that you have recently been connected to inner trauma. To dream of a raging fire in the dream suggests that people will try to destroy you in life. A city on fire in your dream indicates your passion for hard work. You have been somewhat distant recently in your goals of life. To see small children or babies trapped in fire in a dream suggests your anxiety in life. It is connected to the inner child. You need to meditate.

To see a tall building on fire and people trapped inside can be a worrying dream. It suggests you have emotional connections with another. In terms of spiritual meaning the fire in a dream indicates determination and power. Fire is not only an indication of creativity but a motivation life. The fire element from a spiritual context indicates you need to be realistic in life. The fire element comes under the rule of Venus which is connected to our passions in life. Many people who carry out spells use the fire energy in order to gain personal power. Thus, fire is associated with not only passion but a new start, and spiritual enlightenment. If in your dream you see fire in the kitchen and this indicates  that other people are going to offer advice, especially in relation to your diet.  If we look at fire from a different context, in the tarot cards the suit of wands is connected to fire which represents work and ambition in life. In the tarot deck a wand or baton generally denotes fire. Thus, the fire in a dreams is also connected to work.

Fire escape meanings...

To dream of standing on a fire escape or using a fire escape is a spiritual warning in order to guard you against taking a financial risk that may threaten your home and financial freedom. It is important for you to recognize that you must be more organized with your money, so that you can catch things before they get out of control.

Fire engine meanings...


A fire engine is extremely positive and shows luck is coming your way. If you saw the fire engine returning from fire you are going to be disappointed with a salary rise or an amount of money given to you in the near future. If you are traveling in the fire engine, you will have to be more protective over somebody in the future.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a fire…

Strange. Scared. Creepy. Worried. Frightened. Hurt. Negative. Energetic. Respectful. Emotional. Inescapable. Trapped. Unfulfilled. Contentment.

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