At http://phys.org/print344585068.html …. surprise, surprise. Australian Aborigine people have stories about a fire devil that burnt people on the surace which they attributed as revenge for breaking their 'sacred law' – and where have we heard that before.
There are other stories of fiery stars falling from the sky and producing a deafening sound, blowing debris across the landscape and setting the vegetation on fire. See http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.6368