Sunday, February 26, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Mystery light forms circle of fire


Posted on Sunday, 3 March, 2013 | Comment icon 31 comments | News tip by: Belial


Image credit: sxc.hu

 
Authorities in Australia have been left baffled following the formation of a mysterious circle of fire.

The incident took place in Tasmania where fire and police crews were alerted by calls from concerned residents who reported witnessing a strange shaft of light beaming down from the sky and setting a circular patch of grass on fire. Firefighters were soon on the scene and had no difficulty in putting out the blaze, however the exact nature of what happened remains something of a mystery.

"Once we put the fire out, we kind of walked through the fire and tried to find something," said Tasmania Fire Service officer Scott Vinen. "We thought a flare or something may have landed there, but we couldn't find any cause."

"Tasmanian police and firefighters are unable to explain the source of a beam of light which reportedly fell from the sky and formed a circle of fire in a Hobart suburb."

  View: Full article |  Source: Yahoo! News

  Discuss: View comments (31)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #22 Posted by godsblade on 4 March, 2013, 7:22
Angel farts.
Comment icon #23 Posted by ufonuts on 4 March, 2013, 7:40
One word can sum this event up...... ALIENS!
Comment icon #24 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 4 March, 2013, 8:03
Angel farts. uh-oh....someone's gonna be not amused by the avatar you chose....
Comment icon #25 Posted by Timonthy on 4 March, 2013, 8:31
No one mentioned lightning and i think they would have said so? People come up with all sorts of crazy crap to explain simple things. Could have been an abnormal looking lightning bolt. It explains everything... Maybe a crop circle in the making, but there was a malfunction, and the energy beam used to make it became too strong; strong enough to set fire to the grass. Small burned areas have been noted in crop circles before. The fact that the burned area was not perfectly round does not seem to be significant. Once the fire started, it would presumably spread somewhat irregularly, on its own.... [More]
Comment icon #26 Posted by bison on 4 March, 2013, 15:26
People come up with all sorts of crazy crap to explain simple things. Could have been an abnormal looking lightning bolt. It explains everything... Lol a crop circle? Really? Did you see how short the grass is in the photo? Wouldn't some type of tall grass or 'crop' be a prerequisite for making a crop circle rather than short dry grass on dirt? Aliens must be experimenting with dusty dry dirt circles these days - just not perfected yet. I'll keep an eye out. Sorry but you made me laugh... There is discernible grass in that field. It could presumably be pressed down, leaving a visible circle. F... [More]
Comment icon #27 Posted by CRIPTIC CHAMELEON on 4 March, 2013, 20:43
Crikey stone the crows we were just having a barby mate strewth you blokes need to have a frothy and relax.
Comment icon #28 Posted by stevemagegod on 5 March, 2013, 4:00
ufo Dammit i wanted to suggest that
Comment icon #29 Posted by ozziemate on 6 March, 2013, 1:06
Welcome to the group, ozziemate. Your explanation for the 'circle of fire' in Tasmania is highly original. I don't believe I've ever heard anyone suggest that a solar flare could start a grass fire. to be honest I have actually witnessed something similar years ago, which is why I was prompted to put thoughts to paper so to speak... and yes it is up there for originality I guess. Certainly I expect no credibility.
Comment icon #30 Posted by bison on 6 March, 2013, 1:34
to be honest I have actually witnessed something similar years ago, which is why I was prompted to put thoughts to paper so to speak... and yes it is up there for originality I guess. Certainly I expect no credibility. So you actually saw a light beam come down out of the sky, and leave burned circular patch on the ground?! Did anyone else see this, as well?
Comment icon #31 Posted by Andromedan Starseed 333 on 21 March, 2013, 23:46
aliens aliens and UFOs


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5852341
251324
165777

 
Group of kids scared by 'goblin' in Argentina
2-26-2017
Bizarre footage posted online recently shows a mysterious assailant crawling towards some youths.
Desert people evolve to drink poisonous water
2-25-2017
The local people of Chile's Atacama desert have developed the ability to drink water laced with arsenic.
Astronauts could fly around the Moon by 2019
2-25-2017
NASA is considering whether to send a crew on its first integrated Orion, SLS flight around the Moon.
Has the Hadron Collider disproven ghosts ?
2-24-2017
According to Professor Brian Cox, if ghosts existed, CERN's atom smasher should have found them by now.
Other news in this category
Derbyshire 'ghost plane' remains a mystery
Posted 2-14-2017 | 27 comments
An old type of aircraft commonly used during Word War II has been sighted numerous times over Derbyshire....
 
Mysterious sound recorded in Plymouth, UK
Posted 2-13-2017 | 19 comments
Plymouth resident Joao Caetano managed to make a recording of the eerie sound on his mobile phone...
 
Scans unveil secret room in Coughton Court
Posted 1-29-2017 | 11 comments
A secretive 'priest hole' in an English Tudor mansion has been tied to the infamous 'Gunpowder Plot'....
 
Mystery surrounds spate of amnesia cases
Posted 1-28-2017 | 8 comments
Doctors in Massachusetts have been left scratching their heads over a recent spate of amnesia cases....
 
Mystery surrounds felling of 200 beech trees
Posted 1-23-2017 | 43 comments
Authorities in Wales are attempting to work out who chopped down hundreds of beech trees near Caerphilly....
 
New clue emerges in DB Cooper hijacking case
Posted 1-22-2017 | 16 comments
An independent investigation in to the long-running mystery has managed to dig up an important new clue....
 
Mystery surrounds Skittles spill in Wisconsin
Posted 1-21-2017 | 10 comments
Authorities have been investigating how thousands of Skittles ended up scattered across a rural highway....
 
Namibia fairy circle mystery solved at last ?
Posted 1-19-2017 | 8 comments
Ecologists believe that they may have finally solved the mystery behind Namibia's mysterious circles....
 
13,000 Victorian jam jars unearthed in London
Posted 1-12-2017 | 13 comments
The unexpected haul was discovered beneath a former nightclub during a recent construction project....
 
Titanic may have been doomed by a coal fire
Posted 1-2-2017 | 46 comments
It is now thought that the vessel had been on fire even before it left on its fateful maiden voyage....
 
Cause of mass fish die-off remains a mystery
Posted 1-1-2017 | 6 comments
As many as 20,000 fish and other sea creatures have recently washed up in Canada and nobody knows why....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ