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Pennsylvania State Police say on Tuesday they’ll continue to search for a person who may have fallen through an icy pond near Weatherly Monday.

According to information released by PSP’s Hazleton barracks, they and other first responders arrived at a location along Buck Mountain Rd. in Lausanne Township, Carbon County, on Monday afternoon.

First responders were told that a possibly missing person may have fallen through the ice at a nearby pond. They say the incident happened near 2503 Buck Mountain Rd. On scene Monday were volunteers and others from Weatherly Fire Dept., Nesquehoning Fire Dept., Lehigh/Lausanne Fire Dept., Lehighton Fire Dept., a Lehighton dive team, and White Haven EMS.

After checking the area for several hours, the first responders say they’ll return Tuesday “when conditions are more favorable” for them.

If anyone has information on this incident, they’re asked to call PSP-Hazleton at 570-459-3890.

Here are some Facebook posts from the scene near Weatherly on Monday. Please note that all comments and descriptions of these posts are unconfirmed.

Here are some posts from Lehigh and Lausanne Rural Volunteer Fire Co. on Facebook:

Citizens Fire Company #1 in Weatherly posted these images to its Facebook page on Monday night:

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