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A fire inside a trucking company in the Town of Pomfret early Monday afternoon forced authorities to close a section of Route 60 in both directions, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Firefighters from several volunteers departments responded to a 1:53 p.m. alarm for a truck fire inside Hills Trucking, at 9667 Route 60. The Town of Pomfret is in north-central Chautauqua County, in the Dunkirk-Fredonia area.