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Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in Murrieta

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in Murrieta
A hot air balloon touched down in a Murrieta neighborhood Thursday morning. (Murrieta Police Department)

A hot air balloon was forced to make an emergency landing in the streets of Murietta, authorities said Thursday.

The balloon’s pilot landed safely about 9 a.m. in a residential neighborhood, the Murietta Police Department said.

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No one was injured and no property was damaged.

“Watch out below!!” the Police Department said in a Facebook post after the landing, which they said was caused by poor weather and strong wind.

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