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Authorities, Pa. DEP working to get man out of mine in Lansford

LANSFORD, Pa. -Authorities are working to get a man out of a mine in Carbon County Thursday afternoon.

Carbon County Emergency Management Agency Director Mark Nalesnick says a man is in a mine at the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Lansford, and he is not coming out. There is no information on the person or why he’s in the mine, he said.

Towards the beginning of the incident, he shouted to people who work for the mine museum that he had a gun but no one has confirmed that he has a gun, Nalesnick said.

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