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I was a forest fire lookout in the summers during college. Went weeks between seeing another human sometimes. Some of the things I witnessed or heard while doing that job are just flat unexplained. The one that most sticks out in my mind was laying in bed and watching a strange light move through the trees. Figured it was a car with headlights in until it went vertical up into the air and hung for 30 min. Just sitting 20-30 miles away, about parallel with my tower. I was at an elevation of 7000 ft. I watched it until it dipped back below the trees and never saw it again.
At the time I was super creeped out, but chalked it up to the another one of those dozens of things I've seen that I couldn't explain and no one would believe. But the next day another lookout called me on the radio asking if I'd seen the same light. He was much closer to but on the other side of it. He said from his perspective, after it dipped below the trees, it landed in an area he knew to be a lake that was only accessable by hiking or horseback.
It stood out in my mind because it was the only strange light that summer we couldn't explain away by either planes, balloons or tricks of light from cars. I have since wondered if this was a drone, but this was before they we're really obtainable to hobbists and have never seen one with lights that could be seen that bright from 20 miles or one that will hold a hover for 30 min that was around then.
I saved the best for last. The lake where that light settled down into according to the other lookout, is pretty popular spot for trout fishing. That summer the lake developed some form of algae it something and all the fish died off. They stocked it with fish and they just keep dying off. No one remembers this happening before that summer we saw he light land in it. It was like this for the next 3 summers that I came back as a lookout. No fish could live in it.. Just another weird story from my early 20s as a fire lookout.