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You'll Never Guess What This Fire-Spitting Drone Is Used For

Besides looking completely ridiculous, of course.

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Drones that spit fire. How crazy is that?

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That's right. Forget delivery. These drones shoot fire. 

An electric company in Xiangyang, China, came up with the creative solution of equipping drones with flame throwers in order to burn trash off of the city's power lines. Apparently, trash getting stuck on power lines is a thing. And, apparently, sending in fire-breathing drones is easier than forcing a human to climb up so high on a high-voltage power line.

See the hot, hot action for yourself here:

The drone apocalypse begins in 3, 2, 1...

Jason Fell

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Jason Fell is director of native content for Entrepreneur, managing the Entrepreneur Partner Studio, which creates dynamic and compelling content for our partners. He previously served as Entrepreneur.com's managing editor and as the technology editor prior to that.