"GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -
Many people across the Upstate called FOX Carolina and said they were awakened by a loud boom and flash of light early Monday morning.
Most of the reports of the unusual phenomenon came from people living in Cherokee, Spartanburg and Greenville counties about 1:45 a.m.
Officials at the National Weather Service at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport said that based on eyewitness reports, the event was likely a meteor.
The Weather Service said there was a flash in the sky about 1:46 a.m. and they recorded a very faint flash with their cameras.
Spartanburg police told the Weather Service that they had received numerous calls from the public. They said that one of their officers said they saw a flash light up their car and saw various pieces disintegrate in the sky." Rate this posting: