ALAMEDA (CBS SF) — Investigators discovered a dead body near Veterans Memorial Park in Alameda on Thursday afternoon after emergency crews put out a brush fire at the location.

Around 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Alameda County firefighters responded to the area after receiving reports of a brush fire and a possible body burning. Police said passersby were able to put out the flames, which did not appear to do much damage to the surrounding bushes.

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Then, investigators on the scene found the body.

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No other details were immediately available.

Investigators said they will be on the scene for the next several hours to identify the person and the cause of death.

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