At approximately 6:19pm Thursday evening, the Highland County Sheriff's Office received a call of a loud explosion and a vehicle fire in the 7000 block of Browning Road.

Upon arrival at the scene the Paint Creek fire Department and deputies from the Highland County Sheriff's Office located a vehicle fire with a deceased subject inside.

Authorities are working to determine the identity of the subject and cause of the fire.

Anyone with information or questions should contact Sheriff Richard Warner Jr. at 937-393-1421.