|Occurred : 3/9/2000 22:00 (Entered as : March 9,2000 0400-23:00)
Reported: 3/10/2000 16:26
Location: Lonoke, AR
|Several small fires in a 40 acre wooded area in the 3 adjoining counties of Pulaski,Lonoke and Jefferson in central Arkansas. on the night of March 9,2000.
Local television stations are reporting several fires in a 40 acre wooded area in 3 adjoining counties of Pulaski,Lonoke and Jefferson,in Arkansas. Fires were small and scattered and not near one another to have been spread by wind.In places, a tree or log was completely incinerated, and within a foot of it,dry leaves were not even scorched.One side of trees were burned while moss was growing and green on the one next to it! Fire depts in area are confused and mystified.One report of a meteor was reported in area.One fireman said the darnest thing he had ever seen.