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Occurred : 12/12/2012 23:24 (Entered as : 12/12/12 23:24)
Reported: 12/12/2012 8:50:42 PM 20:50
Posted: 12/20/2012
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
Red flame- like substance with white tightly packed filaments protruding moving along New Smyrna Beach shoreline after 11:00.

My cousin and I (70 and 74 yrs old) were watching TV in our rental by New Smyrna Beach, Fl.

Immediately off shore and a little higher than our seven floor building, I saw something I had never seen in my lifetime---A slowly and steadily moving object that resembled a rectangular shape that appeared to have the likeness of orangish fire..

At one end of the shimmering so called fire--for want of a better word--there protruded a luminous dull white--as if they were filaments that were closely packed together. All of what was visible was as big as the front quarter of a fuselage of a small plane. However, as I watched it, I had the feeling that there was more to its size than the shimmering/fiery orange I could see in the darkness.

After we saw it, the object seemed to speed up and rise slowly as it moved south along the beach. It then disappeared. I must repeat, I have never seen anything like it. It looked like flame, yet I somehow knew it wasn't. The flame didn't spread, and had it been a plane on fire, it would have spread! It also moved silently, and we were ! close enough to hear a motor had there been one. I also sensed that the object wasn't solid.