pyrophobic

pyrophobic

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈfəʊbɪk)
adj
(Psychology) afraid of fire
n
(Psychology) someone who is afraid of fire
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Hans Christian Anderson became pyrophobic after a friend died in a boat fire, and actor Robert Pattinson developed a fear of clowns as a child after watching one burn to death in a circus accident.
The early successional forest may also provide temporary refugia for pyrophobic ground beetle species such as Poecilus lucublandus (Larsen and Williams, 1999).
Pterostichus stygicus does not appear to be a pyrophobic species because it was an indicator for a habitat that was burned in spring 2006.