03/23/2013 09:29 EDT | Updated 05/23/2013 05:12 EDT

Apartment fire kills 1 in Rivière-des-Prairies

A person is dead following an early morning fire that ravaged a basement apartment in Montreal's Rivière-des-Prairies neighbourhood.

Firefighters were called to the eight-condominium complex around 2 a.m. on Saturday, where they discovered the body.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire and how the person died.

No one else was injured.