Watch the video in the tweet below. Are you experiencing both amazement and fear? You're not alone.
This video has been making the rounds on Twitter recently, but it was actually filmed a little over a year ago. According to Gizmodo, an electric-power maintenance company in Xiangyang, China, had been using these flame-throwing drones to burn off garbage and debris from electrical wires.
Is any of this safe? Who knows. But after watching this video, hopefully you've gained a new appreciation and/or fear of flying robots and what they're capable of.
Someone decided to use a drone with a flamethrower to clear debris from power lines and now my life is complete pic.twitter.com/rVJKgrlbLK— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) June 19, 2018
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