Emergency services are currently at the scene and dealing with the incident, although we expect things to normal this afternoon.
When the officers attended they identified a strong smell coming from the address.
They have been treated by paramedics and thankfully are not believed to have suffered any ill effects.
The body of a man was found inside and we are conducting an investigation into his death and the circumstances surrounding it.
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