Police say they may have found human remains at a cabin fire in western Newfoundland.

Deer Lake RCMP say they were called to the fire in the Bonne Bay-Big Pond area off of Route 430 at about noon on Tuesday.

"Preliminary examination of the fire scene indicates there may be human remains in the ruins," says a RCMP news release.

RCMP Forensic Identification and a fire investigator have been called to the scene.

Police say the Fire Commissioner's Office has also been notified.