By CBS13 Staff

ARDEN ARCADE (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a car that caught fire in an Arden Arcade neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

The scene was along Belport Lane and Elvyra Way. Metro Fire crews responded to the area just after 6 a.m. for a reported vehicle fire.

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Firefighters say the flames were extinguished and one person was found dead inside the vehicle.

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Arson investigators are now handling the case, but it’s unclear exactly how the fire started – and how the person died.

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No other details about the incident have been released at this point.