To dream of something being on fire represents issues that you are consumed by. A strong passion or prolonged obsession. Often a symbol for anger, intense bitterness or waking life situation that goes way to far. A temper that is out of control. Something being on fire could also reflect the total loss of something. Destruction. Alternatively, a fire may represent a problem in waking life that has gotten out of control. Alternatively, dreaming about a fire may reflect your fear of experiencing a loss that you can’t control. Destructive jealousy or over-emotional reactions.
To see a house on fire represents a stable mindset being lost. Security being lost to mistakes or careless oversights. A problems that consumes everything in it’s path until all is lost. It may also reflect powerful emotions that totally overrun you. If the dream house gets rebuilt after the fire it may reflect your recovery from a serious problem or crisis.
To dream of setting things on fire represents your wish for total destruction or total failure of something in your waking life. You may be purposely trying to start a problem. It may also reflect your passion to start something.
To dream of a city on fire may reflect relationships that are being destroyed by powerful emotions or conditions that are beyond your control. Social interaction of some sort feels ruined forever.
To dream of an evil fire that feels like it’s alive may reflect feelings about how horrible a situations feels that seems to be purposely out to destroy you. Fire dreams can sometimes reflect our anxieties about fire safety. Small children may have nightmares of having to rescue people from burning buildings if they are experiencing anxiety about fire safety drills. Fire dreams are also common to people who have experienced trauma from a fire, or small children who have experienced or witnessed a serious fire.
Spiritually, dreams of could reflect fears of eternal damnation. Powerful guilt or a tendency to be too hard on yourself with moral issues.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a field set on . In waking life her friend criticized her and she was so angry about it should couldn’t stop being angry at her all day long.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of an evil that was alive and kept coming back to her neighborhood to burn other houses. In waking life she keep discovering more of her losses each day after having experienced her home burning down.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing her house and burn to the ground. In waking life she was caught having an and watched her marriage “go up in flames.”
Example 4: A woman dreamed of she was problems trying to control. In waking life she felt that her strong attraction to another man was destroying her marriage.