Victim in fatal East Brainerd townhome fire identified

Firefighters work at the scene of a fatal fire Friday on Lenny Lane in East Brainerd. Firefighters discovered the body of a woman in an upstairs room of the home as they battled the blaze.

Chattanooga fire investigators say the victim who died in the East Brainerd townhome fire on Lenny Lane March 8, 2019 has been identified.

Dianne Harden, 60, most likely died from smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is the first fire-related fatality so far this year in Chattanooga.