Victim in fatal East Brainerd townhome fire identified

Victim in fatal East Brainerd townhome fire identified

March 15th, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

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.

Photo by Contributed photo/Bruce Garner, Chattanooga Fire Department

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.