‘Burning object’ UFO alert

First published in News

AN unidentified flying object was seen over the skies of Blackburn.

A ‘burning’ object which then shot through the sky at speed was witnessed by a 15-year-old boy and a resident in Arran Avenue on Friday night.

Firefighters were alerted around 9.30pm to the unusual goings on over Shadsworth.

Crew manager Paul Jennings said: “We were called to reports of a UFO around 9.30pm in Arran Avenue.

A 15-year-old lad and one of the neighbours said they had seen a burning objects in the sky. They said it was almost like a hot air balloon but it was moving too fast.

“It had disappeared by the time we got there. We spoke to the lad but we would not have been able to do anything had we seen it.”

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2:30pm Mon 4 May 09

RK says...

It's the missing Dingle blimp.
It's the missing Dingle blimp. RK
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2:53pm Mon 4 May 09

easymonies says...

Can I have some of what they did. :)
Can I have some of what they did. :) easymonies
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3:52pm Mon 4 May 09

Hellboy says...

easymonies wrote:
Can I have some of what they did. :)
I saw this myself,and I can assure you that I was not on drugs! I even took a photo,but all you can see is a small orange object on a black background.
We should all bow down to our new alien overlords!
[quote][p][bold]easymonies[/bold] wrote: Can I have some of what they did. :)[/p][/quote]I saw this myself,and I can assure you that I was not on drugs! I even took a photo,but all you can see is a small orange object on a black background. We should all bow down to our new alien overlords! Hellboy
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5:36pm Mon 4 May 09

Merlin The Voice of Reason says...

It's only a matter of time before the Powers That Be own up and tell us that aliens are already here!
It's only a matter of time before the Powers That Be own up and tell us that aliens are already here! Merlin The Voice of Reason
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10:22pm Mon 4 May 09

scott180286 says...

hi all just thought id let u all know that i am to blame for the lights in the sky over the shadsworth area so dont wory its not e.t
hi all just thought id let u all know that i am to blame for the lights in the sky over the shadsworth area so dont wory its not e.t scott180286
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5:36pm Tue 5 May 09

easymonies says...

Aliens have been here for years, their called the labour party.

For those who can remember Nanu nanu said Mork.
Aliens have been here for years, their called the labour party. For those who can remember Nanu nanu said Mork. easymonies
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1:11pm Wed 6 May 09

Hellboy says...

scott180286 wrote:
hi all just thought id let u all know that i am to blame for the lights in the sky over the shadsworth area so dont wory its not e.t
So it was you was it,Scotty Too Hotty!
And there was me getting all fired up about meeting Extra-Terrestrials,y
ou git!LOL!
They're called Sky Lanterns if I'm correct...?
[quote][p][bold]scott180286[/bold] wrote: hi all just thought id let u all know that i am to blame for the lights in the sky over the shadsworth area so dont wory its not e.t[/p][/quote]So it was you was it,Scotty Too Hotty! And there was me getting all fired up about meeting Extra-Terrestrials,y ou git!LOL! They're called Sky Lanterns if I'm correct...? Hellboy
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1:34pm Wed 6 May 09

bernipask says...

did anyone see over the shadsworth area on the 22nd April at around 11.30pm a fireball in the sky.
did anyone see over the shadsworth area on the 22nd April at around 11.30pm a fireball in the sky. bernipask
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1:56pm Wed 6 May 09

LancsRealityCheck says...

I have also seen these objects in the skies over Leyland and Chorley and I do not know what they are. These "orange orbs" could be Chinese lanterns...
I have also seen these objects in the skies over Leyland and Chorley and I do not know what they are. These "orange orbs" could be Chinese lanterns... LancsRealityCheck
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2:08pm Wed 6 May 09

scott180286 says...

hi yes they are chineese sky lanterns and im setting another 1 or 2 off on friday at 9 soo keep a look out over shadsworth for them
hi yes they are chineese sky lanterns and im setting another 1 or 2 off on friday at 9 soo keep a look out over shadsworth for them scott180286
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