Boise Police investigating early morning house fire

August 9, 2023

Boise Police are investigating a house fire that happened early this morning on S. Palmatier Way near E. Barber Dr. Evidence indicates the fire started shortly before 2 am. The house is still under construction and responding crews from Boise Fire were able to confirm no one was in the residence at the time. Firefighters were able to save most of the structure but the fire resulted in approximately $300,000 in damages. No injuries were reported. Boise Police detectives are investigating the fire and believe it to be suspicious in nature.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790 or contact Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

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