By Brent RoulierDid you see them?
Several people reported seeing four lights forming various formations above the Valley Monday night.
Tony Toporek was talking with his neighbors in north Phoenix when the lights appeared at about 8 p.m.
He grabbed his video camera and started taping.
Witnesses reported that the lights formed a vertical line, then formed a diamond-shape, followed by a u-shape.
The lights reportedly moved from side to side and upward before disappearing one by one.
Toporek said the last light vanished and then briefly reappeared before disappearing again.
ABC15 contacted several agencies Monday night, including the FAA, Sky Harbor, Luke Air Force Base, and the Phoenix Police Department. No one could explain what the lights are.
ABC15 News and ABC15.com will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.
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Mystery Lights Reported Over PhoenixKTAR.com
People are looking for an explanation for mysterious red lights that appeared in the north Phoenix sky Monday night, reminiscent of a similar event 11 years ago.
Dozens of listeners called News/Talk 92-3 KTAR just after 8 p.m. reporting they were watching the four mystery lights.
``From my position, it looked like they were just hanging, not moving at all," said one man, who called 92-3's ``Gaydos After Dark." He said he ``absolutely" saw something.
A woman caller said, ``It looked like four red tower lights, but it was pretty high up in the air. I called my husband and he said, `Get home, what's wrong with you?'"
Those who saw them said the lights were visible about 13 minutes before moving off to the east.
Deer Valley Airport, which was the closest air field to the lights, had no explanation for them. Neither did Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport or Luke Air Force Base, which said it had no jets flying at the time.
On March 13, 1997, thousands of people reported seeing a v-shaped formation of lights over north Phoenix. They lasted about three hours. Some described them as forming a carpenter's square.
Among those who saw the lights in 1997 was former Gov. Fife Symington, who initially played down the episode. However, he said last year that he believes the lights came from ``crafts of unknown origin" and, ``It remains a great mystery."
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PHOENIX - Many Valley residents reported seeing mysterious red lights in the sky over the north Valley Monday night.
Mysterious red dots in the sky baffling Valley residentsBy azfamily.com
Some said they could be seen for miles, leaving many to wonder what was going on.
Those who saw the four lights said they randomly appeared. Some said the lights made shapes, a stright line, a square and a triangle. The lights reportedly were visible for between 15 and 30 minutes at about 8 p.m.
The cause remains a mystery this morning.
According to Deer Valley Airport and air traffic controllers at Phoenix Sky Harbor, no planes were on the radar, although people at both locations reportedly saw the lights
Luke Air Force Base said it had no operations in the air at the time the lights were seen.
Some Valley residents said the lights might have been a UFO.
"It was really close to the star and when it would go really close, and then go fast far away," said Annie Braslawsce. "It was just unbelievable. I thought it was the coolest thing. It was pretty intense."
Monday night's sighting comes about a month after the 11th anniversary of the famed Phoenix Lights, when thousands of people reported seeing several lights in a V formation hovering over the city. The Air Force eventually said those lights were flares, but not everybody believes that explanation.