I was driving north on Willamette near Capella's Market a few weeks ago and I looked  out the window, looking west.  I  saw what looked to be fire floating in the air.  I was confusing and I asked my friend to look at what I was seeing and tell me what it was.  She saw it, couldn't tell what it was, and I grabbed my camera.  We pulled into a dentist parking lot near the Ems stadium and took some pictures and this video.  It was moving very slowly, and we could tell it wasn't a plane, because of the speed, it was more like hovering.  It was high up and I thought it was a hot air balloon just because I thought it was fire.  It was around 5-6pm.  We stayed for awhile trying to figure out what it was but ended up going on our way.  It was very weird and were just wondering what it was, or if anyone else saw it.

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frank says ... on Saturday, Dec 28 at 9:23 AM

As kids we would use a plastic trash bag and use straws connected together and attach them to the open end of the bag leaving it wide open.Then make small holes in the straws and install small birthday candles,lite the candles-hot air balloon.

Sam says ... on Monday, Dec 26 at 6:35 AM

I saw a red light like you described in the summer of 2010, I'm actually relieved other people saw it too! lol

Ernie says ... on Thursday, Aug 11 at 4:20 PM

Anyone see a UFO flying around springfield july 30 11:30pm. My neighor said he see one above main street and 41st street. Its lights were in the shape of a triangle or something like that. and he said it reminded him of fire.

Liz says ... on Monday, Mar 21 at 8:56 PM

There are fireworks which are basically a lantern which is set on fire and allowed to float away. They look very eerie and are very similar to the object in this video. I suspect this is what this particular UFO is.

Helen says ... on Wednesday, Nov 10 at 10:01 PM

In early 1990's I saw something floating slowly in S.Eugene, my eye sight was better than and I could see that it was a floating lantern. Similar to the hot air balloon concept, only smaller. A year ago I saw it again over College Hill. Who are you?

Phil says ... on Saturday, Sep 12 at 4:40 PM

9/11/09 I saw a simular object last night at around 7pm over hwy 512. I was on Hosmer Ave. in Tacoma and assumed it was just a helocopter. I became curious because of the way the object was moving and I didn't detect any sound? I have more details.

Dave says ... on Sunday, Aug 16 at 10:57 AM

See www.vogelstudy.org for a nearly identical object, photographed in 1972.

JR says ... on Friday, Feb 13 at 11:02 AM

I think it was a flock of very hot geese.

Josh Humphrey says ... on Thursday, Feb 12 at 8:29 AM

I saw this object you are describing last night (2/11/09), around 11:15p.m., coming in from the West towards Eugene, then it headed out South South West. Totally, a glowing object looking like it was on fire!!

Chondotcom says ... on Wednesday, Feb 11 at 1:16 PM

Ok Big Foot has been reported on several occasions in Canada. As far as UFO's go pull your head out from under the sand they have been sighted all over the world on almost ever continent. You need to get a grip its not just a hat rack!

jamie says ... on Monday, Feb 9 at 4:58 PM

I SAW THAT THING TOO! it totally freaked me out my friend thought it was like an asteroid in slow mo :)

James says ... on Sunday, Feb 8 at 2:29 PM

Did you know that america is the ONLY place in the world where bigfoot and UFO sightings have been reported? Get a grip! Its a little red light!

stephen says ... on Friday, Feb 6 at 2:34 PM

You should notify mufon organization and send video clip for them to study. great report!

n/a says ... on Thursday, Feb 5 at 2:50 PM

saw it over elliott bay in seattle on same day.

steve says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 9:20 PM

Saw this in bellevue- 5-8 weeks ago- moving south to north towards bothell @ around 7-9pm. saw same exact thing!!! weird stuff.

J Detloff says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 5:44 PM

Whosoever is interested in the possibiliy of UFO's might want to check out Alex Collier....

Tom says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 3:06 PM

If you look close you can see something that looks like a tree or power line. anyone else see it? I don't think this is fake, I just don't know what it is.

Eric says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 7:31 AM

Plenty of people ARE lame enough to fake videos and film. However, looking at this video it doesn't look like it is faked. I'm not a specialist or expert, so it's just my opinion...

bob says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 7:22 AM


hilary says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 3:26 PM

ya if you wanted to fake it. but who would be lame enough to do that??

Lilly says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 2:58 PM

OH MY GOSH! We saw it too! I told friends later that we saw it and they argued that if you call it a "UFO" then it's "identified" and therefore cannot be a UFO. So, what is it? An I FO? But it looked just like that--like a small hovering fire.

Damian says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 2:47 PM

Good catch. Its definately nothing I can explain.

RIchard says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 9:38 AM

This would be an easy video to make all you need is one red led flashlight and a video camera out of focus Im not saying its fake, just that it would be easy to make.

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