Branscombe 'Flare' scare is meteor show

PUBLISHED: 19:04 17 August 2009 | UPDATED: 09:59 18 June 2010

THE Coastguard was scrambled after reports of four red flares off Branscombe Beach last Friday at around 10pm. A white para was fired by the Coastguard but nothing was seen. After interviewing the first informant and a fisherman on the beach, it was rev

THE Coastguard was scrambled after reports of four red flares off Branscombe Beach last Friday at around 10pm.

A white para was fired by the Coastguard but nothing was seen.

After interviewing the first informant and a fisherman on the beach, it was revealed the flares were a meteor show travelling North West to South East across the sky.


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