A candle left unattended sparked a house fire in Knottingley.
Fire crews from Pontefract were called to a property on Simpsons Lane at around 10.20pm on Friday.
A fire service spokesman said the candle was left unattended and set fire to a set of drawers in bedroom.
He added: “We would like to stress the importance of not leaving candles unattended because this incident could have been much worse.”
No-one was injured in the incident.
For a fire safety check call West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service visit www.westyorksfire.gov.uk or call 0800 5874536.