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).