Mysterious Morris Co. lights spotted for 3rd time

The mysterious red lights seen over Morris County recently were spotted for the third time Tuesday. The lights were spotted over Parsippany and Morris Plains at around 8:45 p.m. Police say the sightings

News 12 Staff

Feb 19, 2009, 1:51 AM

Updated 5,625 days ago

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The mysterious red lights seen over Morris County recently were spotted for the third time Tuesday.
The lights were spotted over Parsippany and Morris Plains at around 8:45 p.m. Police say the sightings led to frantic 911 calls.
The attention paid to the lights has sparked the interest of a Michigan man who says they could be a product he sells called Sky Lanterns. Sky Lanterns are wax and paper balloons used to float flares through the air. That answer seems too easy to Ray Vargas, a Morris Plains man who spotted the lights with his son.
?If it's a hoax, it's a real good hoax,? says Ray Vargas. ?There were no flares, no streaks ? they were almost as if they were communicating with each other."
Lights in sky give Morris County UFO fever


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