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Occurred : 7/4/2010 23:00 (Entered as : 07/04/10 23:00)
Reported: 7/19/2010 11:40:23 PM 23:40
Posted: 7/28/2010
Location: Wyoming Valley, PA
Duration:4 hrs+
july 4th 2010 possible hoax attempt

On july 3rd, one man made balloon with flares attatched to bottom was released.

July 4th I saw 7 of the same or similar balloons until they burned out. Someone it seems has gone through a great effort to make and release these balloons on the 4th. And apparently in alot of places around the country. I believe it was an attempt to take away any credibility of the July 4th 2009 reports.

The west pittston, and yatesville Pa reports on july 4th 2010 I witnessed and they were man made balloons. The one closest was only a few hundred yards away, and I saw it burn out with binoculars. That one was small balloons in a net/mesh with weighted orange long burning flares below it. It flew toward yatesville. Was released behind the mountain of west pittston,forty fort. Somewhere I'm guessing around carverton road. I saw the 2009 objects good. I am sure this was planned but not very well,there was no comparison to 2009 objects, and 2010 balloons.

I just needed to tell whoever needs to know.