It was around 2 p.m. that the emergency services were alerted to a fire in a house north of Örebro.

The house was engulfed in flames when the emergency services arrived.

In the searches when the fire was out, a deceased person was found in the house.

- It is cordoned off and we have security on site.

When it has cooled down, technicians will start working there, says police spokesperson Lars Hedelin to TT.

The police have started an arson investigation to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fire.