Recovery house catches fire, BRFD says house considered ‘total loss’

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire call on Sunday, Sept. 26.

BRFD arrived at Keystone Structured Living Browning House where the fire was venting through the roof.

“The house fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials,” BRFD said in a press release. “The fire started in a couch on the back patio. The home is considered a total loss.”

The owners are working to find locations for the displaced residents. No injuries were reported for the 10 residents living there, there are also no reported firefighter injuries.

The Browning House is an alcoholism treatment program located at 10621 Browning Dr. in Baton Rouge, La.

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