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Occurred : 6/17/2013 23:00 (Entered as : 6/17/13 23:00)
Reported: 6/18/2013 9:35:44 AM 09:35
Posted: 7/3/2013
Location: Waterloo, IA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 minutes
Glowing orange, orb like, fireball

Witness one was just sitting outside. Ran inside to get me. We both came outside and seen a small bright glowing object. It almost appeared to me to be what looked like a Chinese glowing lantern, however, it then picked up speed and disintegrated. It started out at the top of the tree line, went behind the trees and I was expecting it to come out the other side of the tree line in about the same height level, but when it came out on the other side it was so far away I could hardly see it. If this was a lantern, it wouldn't have floated that far! It slowly just disappeared. I was very scared, shaking, hair on end. We stood in awe, went to turn around, walking back to the house and there was another large flash through the air, quick, so quick we couldn't tell what it was, or if it was the same type of object. As quick as a falling star for this one, frightened me, I grabbed the other witnesses arm and screamed, we both said "what was that". Just cau! ght our attention, but scared us both and hair on end. So, we clearly seen the one object, after that disappeared and were walking back to the house we seen the bright flash of light, but never seen an object, it was far too fast.