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Occurred : 1/22/2016 23:55 (Entered as : 01/23/16 23:55)
Reported: 1/23/2016 12:29:24 AM 00:29
Posted: 1/23/2016
Location: Tacoma, WA
Shape: Other
Duration:15 seconds
Flaming silent object near joint military base JBLM in south Tacoma.

Seen out a north facing window. Appeared as a large, balled up sheet of paper on fire, and was moving rapidly south, just east of I-5.

I ran outside and saw it continue southward silently at about sixty mph. It neither slowed down, nor speed up. It traveled straight and level and, as I wrote before, was completely silent.

The weird thing-as though that wasn't weird enough-was that the orange glow and subdued flames were not streaming behind it. The flames/glow were as if it was actually a stationary object even though it was traveling through the air (as I wrote) at about sixty mph. It soon disappeared behind a tall stand of firs, where I lost track of it.