Three fire engines were called to a fire at a pizza takeaway on Brierley Road in Grimethorpe at 11:30pm on Monday night.
The fryer had caught fire and was well alight when the crews arrived. It was quickly contained and extinguished with mainly smoke damage to the single storey building.
One man had slight smoke inhalation but did not go to hospital.
Firefighters left the scene at 00:20am.