Fire is another universal symbol in dreams and represents your emotions passions, and if the fire is out of control then it will be referring to destructive and threatening aspect of extreme and uncontrollable passions such as rage, anger, jealousy and hatred, as well as love in its sexual passion. For instance, "got the hots, or on fire." Ask yourself if you are inflamed about something, or perhaps there are no flames but everything just smoldering, as with smoldering desire or seething?

Fire can also be a purging and transforming influence, and may precede important life change or transition, as the old is burned away. Fighting a fire can be indicate coming to terms with something huge and previously unacceptable within you as well as being associated with burning, searing emotions.