Coroner's office en route to Flora Lane house fire
BATON ROUGE - One woman died in a house fire on Flora Lane Monday night.
According to Baton Rouge Fire Department Spokesperson Mark Miles, the fire started around 9:30 p.m. in the 130 block of Flora Lane. When crews arrived on scene, they noticed smoke coming from an apartment behind the house.
Officials confirmed 50-year-old Stephanie Griffin was overcome by smoke produced by the fire and was found dead when investigators arrive. She was the only person inside the house.
Investigators said a pot left on the stove started the fire.
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