MERIDEN – A car caught fire on the ramp between I-691 east and Rt. 15 south Thursday morning.
State police said the call came in around 8:45 a.m. that a car pulled over onto the shoulder was burning. State troopers said something inside the car must have ignited, causing the blaze. Troopers acted quickly and were able to extinguish the fire within several minutes, police said.