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Occurred : 7/4/2011 00:48 (Entered as : 07/04/2011 00:48)
Reported: 7/4/2011 12:58:45 AM 00:58
Posted: 7/4/2011
Location: Beaverton, OR
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 min
Fireball type UFO changed direction; stayed stationary then gained in altitude and flew off into horizon

At approx 00:48 saw a bright ball of fire in sky. At first dismissed as a firework mortar. It was bright and appeared to be flaming.

It slowly traveled in an ark, then stopped. It remained motionless for ten to fifteen seconds, then changed direction and gained in altitude until moving out of sight across the horizon.

No noise was audible nor were there any blinking lights to attribute it to an aircraft.