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Entirely possible. I'm not discounting them having a method of containing it, simply observing that it was never shown, nor was there any sign of the fire spreading, which I think it would if left unattended, though I'm no expert.
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In the books they showed that the gamemasters had control over everything from the temperature, to the weather, to whether or not the streams and lakes even contained water. The fire went out off screen in the book as well, but with the rest of the craziness that the gamemaster did there, it wasn't so hard to rationalize. In the movie however, they weren't shown to have quite as much control of every aspect of the areana as in the books, and the lack of fire damage was a bit of a head scratcher.