Chautauqua Gorge combed for group of missing hikers

MAYVILLE – Crews searched the Chautauqua Gorge late Tuesday night for a reported missing group of hikers.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Forest Rangers, along with Westfield and Mayville fire departments, are assisting with the search.

At press time Tuesday, it was unclear how many hikers were lost or how long they had been missing.

According to the Westfield Fire Department, crews from Westfield staged on Mt. Baldy Road and crews from Mayville were staging on Beaujean Road.