How to make a fire

Hello, i’m trying to make a fire with a particle system but it’s totally ugly…any suggestion? Or maybe is better if i make a model for that? Ps: right now my fire look like the small black beings in Totoro movie (if someone know what i mean) but just red…

After some work the fire seems a fire also if not perfect…consider this closed tnx

See SPE for reference. you can’t use it as-is, but there are good examples with settings what you are looking for