How to Turn off Fire Spread in Minecraft

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You can turn off fire spread in Minecraft by activating cheats in your settings & entering some code in the command line.

What Is Fire Spread in Minecraft?

As you most likely already know, fire spreads quickly in Minecraft & can damage & destroy your buildings & hard work.

Fire in Minecraft spreads over multiple surfaces & can climb up walls, across floors, up to ceilings & even jump across small gaps.

Lava that happens to spawn near flammable blocks can also ignite fires & will cause the fire to spread as usual.

It is possible for lightning to strike flammable blocks or objects & naturally cause a fire.

There is an algorithm that controls exactly how fires in Minecraft work & behave. It is made up of 10’s of other factors that dictate the rules of fire & how it spreads across the world.

How to Turn off Fire Spread in Minecraft

Fire is a regular part of the game & is challenging to deal with if you fall victim to it.

You can turn fire off by using the following command in the command line.

Reminder: You will need to turn on cheats in order to turn off fire spread. This will void your achievements in case you care about that.

/gamerule doFireTick false

This will disable the ability for fire to spread in your world. This is helpful for those who are building complex builds & don’t want the risk of fire destroying their work.

It is also combats griefing on your server & stops people from setting your world on fire.

If you want to enable fire spreading again type the following code in the command line.

/gamerule doFireTick true

Wrapping Up

This covers everything you need to know about fire spread in Minecraft & how to turn it off in your world.

Remember that enabling cheats to use this code in the command line will void your achievements

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