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Crane used to remove the vehicles from the sinkhole at the outlet mall

LANCASTER, Pa. – Stranded vehicles in a large sinkhole opened in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania outlet mall are removed with the help of a crane.

At least six vehicles were swallowed by the sinkhole that opened in Tangier, just east of the town of Lancaster at 4:45 pm Friday.

LNP newspapers reports that a worker connected to a tower ladder from Lafayette Fire Company climbed into the sinkhole and connected to the cars to the crane.

All vehicles were removed by about 1:15 pm, Saturday. A fence is set the closure of the area around the sinkhole.

A woman was reportedly in one of the vehicles from the sinkhole opened, but no injuries reported.

Lancaster is about 70 miles (113 kilometers) west of Philadelphia.

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Information from: LNP, http://lancasteronline.com

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