New Orleans firefighters found a body inside a burning vehicle early Sunday in New Orleans East.  The incident was reported just after 4 a.m. at the intersection of Flite Court and Airway Street, the New Orleans Fire Department said.

Officials said firefighters found a vehicle parked on the side of the road with its interior fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze and found a body in the front passenger seat. New Orleans police officers were called to the scene.

Officials said no other victims were found in the vehicle. The incident is being investigated by the New Orleans Police Department.