Firefighters respond to car fire on I-691 in Meriden

MERIDEN — Emergency crews responded to a car fire on Interstate 691 west Tuesday evening.

The fire was reported about 5:15 p.m. between exits 8 and 7. The car was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived and the fire marshal was requested to respond to the scene.

Heavy traffic delays were reported. The scene was cleared about 6:30 p.m.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured.

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