Listen to the mysterious nocturnal noise baffling experts and terrifying an Oregon community
By Peter Holley February 21 at 1:42 PM
An Oregon neighborhood is baffled by a mysterious sound that has been appearing for weeks. Local authorities have not been able to explain the shrill noise. (Photo courtesy of KOIN 6)
To some, it sounds like a giant flute played off pitch. To others, faulty car brakes or a steam whistle echoing in the distance.
Descriptions of the shrill noise piercing quiet nights in Forest Grove, Ore., run the gamut, but those who’ve actually heard it seem to agree on one thing — it’s awful.
“It’s definitely a horrendous noise,” Dave Nemeyer, fire marshal of Forest Grove Fire and Rescue told ABC News. “I have no idea what the noise is. [The resident] described to us that it was coming from the middle of the street. To me, it…
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