Officials are now saying a fire near Woodstock , NH may have been caused by a meteor!

According to WGME, the fire started early Tuesday morning and spread to over 50 acres over the next day.

Firefighters say they encountered a man coming out of the woods who claimed he had seen something, possibly a meteor, hit the side of the mountain just before the fire erupted.  While they aren't confirming it was a meteor, officials are saying it is not out of the realm of possibilities.

Firefighters are still working on extinguishing the fire, which is located near several popular tourist destinations, including Lost River Gorge.

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