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Emergency crews found a body inside a house following a Monday morning fire. The RCMP is investigating the discovery. (CBC)

A body was found in a western New Brunswick home following a fire on Monday morning, according to the RCMP.

Emergency crews were called to a Hartland-area home at about 4:45 a.m.

The house was on fire when the fire crews arrived. The body was found inside the home.

The RCMP are trying to identify the victim.

The police investigation is continuing, according to a RCMP statement.