One dead in Tasmanian boat ramp car fire

A person is dead after a car caught alight on a Tasmnanian boat ramp, but police say it is not suspicious.

Authorities were called to the Sorell Creek Boat Ramp, a short distance from New Norfolk, where a green 2001 Toyota hatchback was on fire, about 4.30pm on Saturday.

Tasmania Police have started a coronial investigation and say there are no suspicious circumstances, but inquiries are ongoing.