Food truck explodes at Cortland Pumpkinfest in New York, officials say

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A food truck exploded early Sunday at a New York festival, closing roads around the annual event, authorities said.

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The Deli Bros. truck exploded before The Great Cortland Pumpkinfest opened for the day, the Syracuse Post-Standard reported. In a news release, festival officials said there were no injuries.

It was unclear what caused the truck to explode.

The festival, now in its 25th year, will open at noon EDT as scheduled, officials said. It features music, food trucks and a pumpkin decorating contest, according to the festival’s website.

The Cortland Police Department could not be reached for comment, the Post Standard reported.