Driver escapes car fire near Providence-Cranston line


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A driver was able to escape unscathed after a car caught fire on I-95 North on the Providence-Cranston line just before midnight Sunday.

According to the Rhode Island State Police, the fire started from the undercarriage of the car on the Elmwood Avenue exit to Route 10 in Providence.

Heavy smoke shown as car catches fire near Providence-Cranston line Sunday. (Viewer submitted photo)

An R.I. State Police official said no damage to the surrounding area was reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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