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Occurred : 8/4/2011 22:00 (Entered as : 08/05/11 22:00)
Reported: 8/5/2011 1:43:46 AM 01:43
Posted: 8/7/2011
Location: Post Falls, ID
Shape: Light
Duration:25 seconds
Bright light on mountain top by cell tower- receded behind mountain after 25 sec

I was driving west on the freeway from Coeur d’Alene just entering Post Falls and coming down the hill by the first exit when I noticed an extremely bright light on a mountain top.

When just heading down the hill mentioned above, to your left you see a mountain with three cell towers on it. Slightly to the right of that mountain is a smaller mountain with a single and smaller tower.

The light I saw was right next to the tower, appeared to be very close to the ground and was a brilliant white light, unmistakable despite the fact it was night time and the city was filled with lights. It was much brighter than any other light in sight.

And then within 25 seconds it receded behind the mountain and was no longer in sight. The light could compare to the brightness of several spotlights, it lit up the clouds around it.

But it wasn’t a spotlight, it did not shine upwards or in a cylindrical form, it was an oval shaped ball of light, far too bright to be explained.

((NUFORC Note: We have altered the date above to August 4th, a more realistic date. PD))