Woman dies in house fire in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – A woman died Wednesday in a house fire on Crescent Cove Circle.

Deputy Coroner Don McCown says 71-year-old Madge Lee Stewart died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Fire crews were called to the scene just before 4 p.m.

McCown says Stewart may have tried to extinguish a fire in her living room with a bucket of water after returning home from the store.

McCown says Stewart was overcome by the smoke.

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