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Occurred : 12/25/2008 01:00 (Entered as : 12-25-08 1:00)
Reported: 12/25/2008 11:13:21 AM 11:13
Posted: 1/10/2009
Location: Paintsville, KY
Shape: Fireball
red hot fire ball with long tail in kentucky-Christmas 2008

red firery ball with long red fire tail. appeared to be high alttitude. saw big pieces of fire material breaking from the tail. it was between 12:00-1:00AM. heard no sound. i just happened to look toward the top of the mountain and i saw the firery ball moving at a downward slope toward the earth. only was able to see it for a couple seconds then it was out of sight behind the mountain. the firery tail was similar to the fire from a botle rocket but extremely much larger.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))