Skip to comments.CA: Unidentified object falls from sky, spooks Roswell (Avenue) residents
Posted on 01/07/2005 2:58:57 PM PST by NormsRevenge
CHINO, Calif. (AP) - An unidentified object fell from the sky and spooked Roswell residents.
Roswell Avenue residents aren't sure what the unidentified falling object was, but it streaked across the sky about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and apparently hit the ground, touching off a fire that destroyed a neighbor's shed.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said they got calls from Chino residents and motorists on the 210 and 71 freeways reporting that an unidentified object was landing or crashing in town.
"Somebody told one of the fire officials that they saw a plane crash," said fire Capt. Kim Johnson, who responded to the shed fire on Cozzens Street, close to Roswell.
A helicopter search determined there wasn't a plane crash.
"There are a lot of people who are convinced that something came out of the sky - that there was something unexplainable, a light falling from the sky," Johnson said.
Somebody called in saying they saw fire in the sky, sheriff's spokeswoman Debra Holman said. "At first we thought it was a transformer but it's still undetermined."
Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.
"There may be a simple explanation," Johnson said. "But who knows?"
Information from: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Space junk, natural or manmade, likely.
It was Conyers' report on voting "irregularities" in Ohio.
Did the local funeral home get a call for child-size caskets?
I'll bet somebody named Elijah had just built an altar.
Cheap headline tease award!
Burning swamp gas!!
Swamp gas. Or maybe sunlight reflected off the wing feathers of migrating geese (both actual explanations given in the past by officials).
Chicken Little may have been right!
It was just a football. Ben Roethlisburger was getting back in shape in Pittsburg and one got away from him.
Mebbe it wuz a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin', purple people-eater.
You're right. It must have been all those missing kerry votes that the men in black stole. The votes were shot into space and now that the election is over they are returning to earth.
The "starting a fire" is a tipoff that either it's NOT a meteorite or space junk, or the story is bogus.
Center fuel tank.......
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