By Tristan Harris Tuesday 12 March 2013 Updated: 13/03 17:31
THE BODY of a man was been found in a burning car in Bromsgrove on Monday night (March 11).
The fire service received the first call at 11.10pm to reports of a blue car on fire on a parking area, off Birmingham Road, Marlbrook.
The police and ambulance service were also called.
One fire crew from Bromsgrove and another from Redditch was sent to the incident.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze and helped gain access to the vehicle and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We are now working with the police in a bid to ascertain exactly what happened."
Officers from Bromsgrove Police, who are investigating the incident, say they are treating it as unexplained, but added they were not searching for anyone else in connection with it.
They have appealed for any witnesses or anyone with any information to call them on 101.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson confirmed two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle were sent to the incident, but were stood down when the man was pronounced dead.
The Worcestershire Coroner has been notified and a full report will be sent to him by the police in due course.
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