Firefighters were called out after a fire and power cut last night (Monday).
A crew from Huntington responded to the incident in Flaxton near York at 5.54pm.
The tree was in flames after touching an electrical cable.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “On arrival the fire was already out.
“Advice was given to contact the electricity board as power had been cut to the village. No further fire service action taken.”
Power has now been restored to homes in Flaxton.