Truck fire closes I-691 Eastbound in Meriden

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MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A truck fire reported shortly before 1 p.m. on Friday has closed I-691 eastbound in Meriden between exits 5 and 7.

The fire is contained to the tractor-trailer, however, it is unclear if the driver or any passengers suffered any injuries.

Drivers should avoid the area.

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