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Occurred : 8/18/1992 17:00 (Entered as : 08/18/92 17:00)
Reported: 3/12/2000 21:05
Posted: 3/16/2000
Location: Wagarville, AL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
A single yellow "fireball" appeared just over the tree line off highway 43 in Wagarville, Alabama. Moments after spotting the object, 5 similar objects ejected from the first fireball one after the other in a straight line. The fireballs hovered for what could have been only seconds, then they just disappeared, or fizzled out.

My mother and I were on a return trip from Mobile, Alabama one afternoon after having visited my grandmother and done some shopping. I was about 12 or 13 years old, and my mother, a medical technologist, was in her early 40's. It was between 4:00 and 5:00 PM, and the sun was still above the horizon. As we were nearing Jackson, Alabama, our home town, we were on the north side of Wagarville, Alabama when I looked to my right and noticed a single bright yellow/orange sphere hovering above the treeline. I turned to my mom to get her to look at the strange object when I noticed that she was already staring at the fiery globe. Then I turned to observe the object again, and after a couple of seconds, one - by - one 5 or 6 objects of the same nature shot out, or ejected, from the first in a right - to - left motion, until they were all in a straight line. The objects hovered there for only a moment, then they disintegrated, or vanished. Mom and I both looked at each other, and neither of us said anything. Finally I said, "Mom! What was all that about!?". It looked something like a fireworks display, only I knew it wasn't. The objects didn't flicker like fireworks, and fireworks don't hover. I still think about this incident from time to time, and cannot for the life of me fathom what it was I saw that afternoon.