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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/24/2016 02:30 (Entered as : 04/24/2016 02:30)
Reported: 4/24/2016 7:52:51 AM 07:52
Posted: 4/29/2016
Location: Ft. Collins, CO
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 1 minute
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Orange Fireball at 0230 in Ft Collins Co, traveling parallel to the ground surface

While on duty As a Security Officer at 0230 Noticed an orange what looked like a Fireball traveling from East to West parallel to the ground. First noticed what I felt was a low level high speed Military Air craft in the distance, then as it got closer it appeared as an orange fireball with a white vapor trail that just vanished. Again this was always traveling parallel to the ground surface. I wasn't going to report this but this is the strange part: For some unknown reason our Security duty phone which is on the Verizon Network started acting up with Verizon not understanding what the cause was. This is a phone we use every night, hourly for security reporting. Other security offices reported when it was called it went straight to voice mail. The Network never noticed the calls, and the phone never showed, "missed calls". It was tested with at times six to eight calls going straight to voicemail but the actual device never noticed the calls. The phone is the latest and greatest, this has never occurred prior to this event sighting. At the same time our Company CYCOP computer which is a mobile GPS reporting device RESET. It did function the rest of the shift. However, at 0600 our phone was still having unknown issues with Verizon reporting, NTF, "no trouble found".

I would like to close by saying as for my background, I was raised on Air Force bases, I know Military Air Craft, and was a high ranking consultant for both the DOD, and civilian communication issues. I also know Stan Gorden since I was involved with a 1965 UFO incident (on site) in Pa.