Authorities are reporting that one person died early Tuesday morning when fire swept through their residence.

Pocahontas Fire Department was called to a residence on Finch Trail in Randolph County just after 2:15 a.m. Jan. 11th.

Authorities reported once the fire was extinguished , investigators recovered a body from the charred home.

The remains have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory in Little Rock for positive identification and to determine the cause of death.

The investigation into the cause of the fire continues, no foul play is suspected at this time.