Alabama: Fireball or Meteor Spotted Over Birmingham, Springville, Cullman

December 17, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A fireball or meteor was spotted over parts of Alabama on Tuesday, including Birmingham, Gadsden, and Mores.

People across the state began reporting seeing a fireball around 9:25 p.m. EDT.

“Did anyone else just see that HUGE fireball in the western Birmingham sky?!” said Christoper Flores via Twitter.

“Just saw a huge meteor fall in northern sky,” added Ron Dewberry. “Amazing fireball falling. Think the biggest and brightest I’ve ever seen. Seen from Clay County.”

“I saw it at Vulcan,” Mark McCollister added.” Looked like a Roman candle.”

Sightings also happened in Springville, Cullman, and Demopolis, among other areas.

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