CARLSBAD (  —  Firefighters on Thursday found a badly-burned body while battling a brush fire near Carlsbad.

Officials did not say if the victim was a man or a woman.

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The victim is likely a transient, officials said.

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The charred body was found — about two miles from where it’s believed the blaze started — near a transient encampment  at Ambrosia Lane and Calliandra Road, said authorities.

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An investigation into the death — including the identity of the victim and cause of death — is on going.