Meridian's Arson Task Force was called into action Monday afternoon to investigate a fire.
The call came in just after 12 noon at Hooper Street and 41st Avenue. When firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the home.
Several members of the family were at home at the time.
The Meridian Fire Department's accelerant-sniffing dog was brought in to check out the scene. Officials say the investigation is ongoing.