Firefighter were called to two properties over night after fires in both were believed to have been started by unattended candles.
The first incident happened at just after 10pm at a bungalow in Fordlands Road, York. Fire crews from York found the chair arm of a setee, fireplace and mantlepiece on fire and a man was treated for minor burns.
The second, unrelated incident, happened at about 3.10am today at a house on Sherburn Street, Selby, when an unattended candle set fire to wallpaper in the living room. A man was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.