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Occurred : 7/27/2013 21:12 (Entered as : 7/27/2013 21:12)
Reported: 7/28/2013 10:30:52 AM 10:30
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: Roanoke, VA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
Witnessed an object that looked like a bonfire in the sky, moving to slow to be a plane, it was on the east side of the city, appeared low at first but quickly jumped in altitude, first thought was that it was a plane on fire however didn’t see any smoke, or hear any noise, next thought was a hot air balloon except that it was moving way to fast and there was no silhouette or outline. Object was witnessed by myself and neighbor.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))