The crash occurred when the driver, who was not identified, failed to yield at a stop sign on Wagner and Purple Sage, the sheriff's office says.
Nampa PD said officers were trying to locate Angel Pena, who was wanted on a burglary charge, at a hotel on the 600 block of Northside Boulevard.
One of the first in the state to use them was the Canyon County Sheriff's Office. They use a thumb-sized camera, recording when they respond to certain calls.
The Caldwell Fire Marshal determined an old fireplace that was running at the time is to blame, for it set the roof of the home on fire shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday
Caldwell Fire Batallion Chief, Brad Carico, said they responded to a call that a house was completely engulfed in flames. When they arrived, Carico said no flames were showing, but there was a fire inside the home and lots of smoke.