Fireball in the sky seen over Maritimes

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WENTWORTH – A 5 a.m. fireball in the sky was reported this morning, with witnesses coming forward from Wentworth, Fredericton, Halifax and all points in between.

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Callers to a CBC morning show claim the phenomenon was so bright they were awoken by the light. One witness said the incident lasted three second, starting as a dim light before brightening the entire sky, then receding as the phenomenon passed towards the North.

One witness near Beresford, N.B. – approximately 90 km north of Mirimichi – claimed seeing fire fall from the sky into the woods behind his house after the incident.

Nova Scotia RCMP have received reports of the incident.

Organizations: CBC

Geographic location: Beresford, Mirimichi

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  • Davey Lee Goode
    March 18, 2014 - 18:17

    Yeah, it was awesome! Not often we are up at 5am but this morning we were and it was so great to see the fire ball.

  • Joan Murphy
    March 18, 2014 - 11:06

    I seen this while driving in Nappan this morning.

  • peggy dean
    March 18, 2014 - 10:25

    hi hi I like see

  • heather decoff
    March 18, 2014 - 08:50

    My boyfriend an I seen whatever it was in blue mountain , pictou county at 5 am