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Trailer fire forces eastbound Thruway closing

The eastbound Thruway, between Dunkirk and Silver Creek, remained closed for more than an hour and a half this morning, following a fire that consumed a tractor-trailer filled with food products, state police reported.

The mishap occurred at about 8:30 a.m., when the trailer caught fire. Emergency crews detached the trailer from the tractor and diverted traffic between Dunkirk and Silver Creek.

No injuries were reported.

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