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Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/16/2003 20:27
Reported: 2/16/2003 20:40
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Chico, CA
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Duration:seconds
Telephoned Reports:

NUFORC received telephone calls from the Chico, CA, 9-1-1 facility, as well as from the California Highway Patrol (Susanville), reporting that those facilities had received several reports each from citizens, reporting the dramatic fireball seen traveling through the night sky, apparently generally from north to south. The county fire facility near Susanville, CA, also reported to Chico 9-1-1 that their office also had received reports.

((NUFORC Note: We express our gratitude to Chico 911 and the California Highway Patrol for having taken the time and trouble to share the reports and information with our Center. PD))