Flame-throwing drone burns debris off power lines in China

A power company in Xiangyang, China, has discovered a creative way to clean debris from power lines.

The company sends a flame-throwing drone up to burn any rubbish hanging from power lines.

While shooting flames at power lines seems a bit extreme and dangerous, it is a lot safer than sending a worker up to remove garbage or risking a passerby grabbing dangling rubbish from live wires.

Watch it in action below!