No UFO: Officials confirm mysterious light over California was Naval test fire

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LOS ANGELES — The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is clearing the air about a mysterious light that shot across the skies of Southern California.

Officials at John Wayne Airport tower say the light was caused by a Naval test fire off the coast.

Residents reported seeing the bright phenomenon in Anaheim, Temecula, Rancho Palos Verdes and Santa Monica. The light was also reported being seen as far as Arizona.

Hundreds of photos and videos have been shared on social media.

No other details were available about the test.

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