Cleveland Fire Brigade have confirmed a body was recovered from a house fire in Middlesbrough this morning.
Fire broke out at a property in Burlam Road which was described as a well developed fire.
Emergency services arrived at the scene of the fire at 10:21AM today (28th January 2014).
Police have not released details of the causality.
Cleveland Police have confirmed a joint investigation is under way.
Anyone with any information is requested to contact Cleveland Police on 101.