Fireball in the sky seen over Maritimes

Published on March 18, 2014
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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.

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.