Residents in Kalamazoo and Taylor, Michigan were shocked to see a giant fireball fall from the sky and then erupt in a brilliant flash of light illuminating the night sky.
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Recently, The Goldwater reported that the Chinese space station <a href="https://thegoldwater.com/news/15293-Chinese-Space-Station-Is-Falling-To-Earth-But-You-ll-Probably-Be-Fine">"Tiangong-1"</a> is going to fall back down to Earth sometime around mid-March, give or take a few weeks. The Aerospace Corporation says the odds of it falling on your head are low, but in truth, they really have no idea where it could fall.
One witness was panicked by what she saw in the sky Tuesday night. "I just saw a big ol' ball of fire falling, and I started screaming," Barbara Dwyer of Decatur, Michigan said. Dwyer saw the flash just after 8 p.m. as she was looking toward Kalamazoo. "It scared the heck out of me," she said.
Witnesses say the odd event all across the state and began sharing their experiences online through Twitter and other social apps like Twitch. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office and the Calhoun County Dispatch office both confirmed receiving numerous calls about the sightings of fireballs in the sky.
"The big ball was all circled in red," Dwyer explained. "It was really weird that was the first time I ever saw anything like that. I just saw a big ol' ball of fire falling, and I started screaming. The arrow that followed behind was outlined, like in red. Like a big ball of flames shooting across the sky," Dwyer continued.
"I've seen meteor showers. It didn't look like a meteor. it just looked like a ball of fire flying across the sky. It had a tail on it."
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