A person was found dead after a vehicle fire in the town of West Sparta early on Wednesday morning.

Around 5 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies and the Mount Morris Fire department responded to a call for a vehicle fire on state land off Union Corners Road. Once the fire was extinguished, it was discovered that there was a deceased person in the vehicle.

Livingston County authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire. The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify the victim, as well as a cause of death.