'Fireball' reported blazing across Pacific Northwest sky

PORTLAND, Ore. – Many people throughout the Pacific Northwest reported seeing a "fireball" blazing through the sky at around midnight Friday.

According to the American Meteor Society, more than 130 people reported seeing the light shoot across the sky. It was reported seen as far south as Grants Pass and as far north as Port Angeles, Washington. Most of the reports came from the Willamette Valley.

Videos and photos of the fireball were posted on social media.

“This thing was crazy fast and very large and bright and appeared to be at cloud level,” one person reported from Boring.

"I haven't every seen anything like this. It was a shooting fireball," another person reported from Portland.

As of Saturday, there has been no official word on what the fireball was.

Do you have a photo or video of the "fireball?" Send it to KGW on Facebook, Twitter or email newsdesk@kgw.com

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