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Emergency officials responding to stranded skiers on Tussey Mountain chairlift

Tussey Mountain ski lift malfunctions

About 50 people were evacuated from the ski lift at Tussey Mountain after it malfunctioned Saturday. There were several minor injuries.
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About 50 people were evacuated from the ski lift at Tussey Mountain after it malfunctioned Saturday. There were several minor injuries.

HARRIS TOWNSHIP Multiple fire departments, half a dozen ambulances and police have responded to an incident at Tussey Mountain Saturday morning.

The ski lift is not moving, and emergency crews are lowering people with ropes.

Several people have been transported from the scene in ambulances.

Tussey Mountain posted the following message on its Facebook page: “Having difficulties with the chairlift.. we are working on it now. May not be able to run it today. Stay tuned... #sorry The beginner area and tube park are still open.”

Tussey Mountain opened for the season Saturday.

This story will be updated.

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