Boise Fire Department's Dave Muir said the fire at the home in the 7500 block of South Cole Road was called in at around 4:51 p.m.
The fire also damaged some grass around the home.
According to Muir, the fire caused a smoke damage as well as water damage.
The upper storey of the home got totally destroyed and the home is now inhabitable. The cause of the fire is being investigated.