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from Florida Today
6:26 PM, Sep 12, 2012
Roz Foster was sitting in her home office just before 9 a.m. this morning when she was alerted by a “thump, thump” outside the window.
“I looked out and there was this orange thing draped over my pergola,” said Foster, 71.
She investigated further and found a cream-and-orange balloon hanging from the pergola.
“And then there was a little Styrofoam box with wire probes sticking out each end of it,” she said. “On the top of it is says high-low.”
Foster suspected the “high-low” was a reference to voltage, and not knowing what else to do, called for help. . . . Read Complete Report