The fire service were called to Littlethorpe Lane in Littlethorpe this morning at 09.36
Fire crews from Ripon and Boroughbridge attended a fire to a derelict building.
A 45mm main jet, ceiling hook and thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.
A 36 year old man was taken to hospital suffering from burns to his hands and arms. It is believed this fire was caused by demolition work close to live electrical wires.