Detection and Monitoring of Forest Fire Using Serial Communication and Wi-Fi Wireless Sensor Network

  • Harsh Deep AhlawatEmail author
  • R. P. ChauhanEmail author
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1132)


Enhancements in the communication technologies have led to the origin of Wireless Sensor Networks. They allow inter-transmission of the information with or without using the Internet facilities. The detection of forest fire is one of the crucial utilizations of WSN, and our matter of concern is to focus on the detection of fire and monitoring the transfer of information. In this regard, we design an efficient real-time setup which accumulates the information from various places, and uploads them on the remote web server. Through Wi-Fi, the information from numerous places having lack of Internet facility is transmitted to an intermediary server, and same is uploaded on the remote web server using the Internet. We employ NodeMCU micro-controller which has built-in ESP 8266 Wi-Fi module for establishing steadfast communication within the network. Moreover, we implement the proposed elucidation on the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE).


Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) NodeMCU ESP 8266 Internet Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) Arduino IDE 



This project was introduced by CSIR-CSIO, Delhi, India. We would like to thank Dr. Paramita Guha for providing knowledge and support regarding this project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Technology, KurukshetraKurukshetraIndia

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