(Beltrami County, MN)--The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office is investigation after a bright flash of light and an explosion took place earlier this week. The incident reportedly shook dishes and windows. Chris Muller, public information officer for the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, says that several residents reported seeing the flash and also hearing what sounded like a sonic boom. The sheriff’s office received similar reports across a large area of southern Beltrami County. Some have suspected the blast came from a meteor. Officials have denied that is what caused the explosion. The incident continues to be investigated.