Montreal Power Line Fireball Video Goes Viral
[caption id="attachment_72960" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The story attracted the attention of television show Good Morning America, was featured on the Reddit site and as of Monday noon had been seen by 2.8 million viewers.
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The Montreal Power Line Fireball
The video was filmed by Huw Griffiths. He was home with his family and after the storm he saw a strange light outside. He actually missed the first fireball that passed by, but he was ready to record the second one that came his way with the camera on his cell phone. The fireball moves at a fairly leisurely pace down the power line and it can be seen burning the electrical cables as it goes. The fireball explodes at the end as does the transformer.
The Telegraph reported that the storm occurred last week. It caused thousands to lose power and wind speeds were recorded at sixty-two miles per hour. It also knocked down a number of trees as well as some traffic lights. Luckily, no serious injuries were reported by anyone.