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Possible Meteor Seen in Randolph County, Across the East Coast

Possible Meteor Seen in Randolph County, Across the East Coast

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Emergency crews were dispatched shortly after 8:00 p.m. Friday after reports of a "ball of fire" in the sky over Rich Mountain near Coalton in Randolph County.

Randolph County 911 Director Jim Wise said that this was most likely part of meteor sightings that have been reported in 10 states on the East Coast.

Crews found no signs of a fire, and all units were returned.