inferno (n.)

1834, "Hell, the infernal regions," from Italian inferno, from Late Latin infernus "Hell," in classical Latin "the lower world" (see infernal). As "a large, raging fire" from 1928.

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Definitions of inferno from WordNet
inferno (n.)
any place of pain and turmoil;
the inferno of the engine room
Synonyms: hell / hell on earth / hellhole / snake pit / the pits
inferno (n.)
a very intense and uncontrolled fire;
Synonyms: conflagration
Inferno (n.)
(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson;
Synonyms: Hell / perdition / infernal region / nether region / pit