Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following a fatal fire in Altona this morning.
Emergency services were called to a unit fire on Romawi Street about 3.30am.
A yet to be identified person was located inside the premises and sadly died at the scene.
A crime scene has been set up and although the circumstances surrounding the fire are yet to be determined, it is not believed to be suspicious.
An arson chemist will be in attendance later this morning to examine the scene.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.