Dream about child on fire is a clue for emotional hunger or nourishment. Something or someone is draining your emotionally. You may need to repair aspects of your self-image or a relationship. This means a hidden threat. You are upset at a person, but are not expressing your anger in an appropriate manner.
Child on fire dream is about a polarizing issue in your life. Perhaps you are trying to numb some emotional or psychological pain. Perhaps you are not ready to move forward in a relationship or endeavor. The dream is a metaphor for moral and ethical issues. You need to show more restraint in some situation.
If you dreamt about child on fire:
However, you might want to be aware of what you can do to make communication more effective. Drinking plenty of water will both fill you with patience and make you slow down enough to notice what needs to be said (and what needs to be left out!