NASHUA - An elderly Nashua woman died in an early morning house fire on Wednesday.
Fire and rescue responded to the blaze at 21 Mercury Lane around 1:25 a.m. and found heavy smoke and fire in the building.
During suppression efforts, a victim was located and identified as 79-year-old Lorraine Malignaggi of Nashua.
The cause of death was smoke inhalation and the manner of death was accidental, safety officials said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
If you have any questions about fire safety in your home, please contact your local fire department or the NH State Fire Marshal's Office. Any further inquiries can be directed to the NH State Fire Marshal's Office-(603) 223-4289