ST. PAUL - A man died in a vehicle fire in the Oakland Cemetery Friday afternoon, Dec. 15, the St. Paul Fire Department said.

St. Paul firefighters arrived at the area of Litchfield Street and Sylvan Street around 1:15 p.m. Friday. Smoke from the fire could be seen miles away.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, but determined resuscitation efforts on the victim would be futile. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

St. Paul police said they are investigating the incident and there is no threat to the public.

St. Paul police and the Ramsey County medical examiner are investigating the cause of the fire and of the death.

The identity of the victim has not been released.