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Don't Clear Snow With A Flamethrower

In North Dakota, you get arrested for things like that.

Yeah, this doesn't seem like such a great idea, but you'd think if woodchipper body disposal is allowed in Fargo, flamethrowers would be too. Alas, no.

Local resident Todd Fox has been detained for “reckless endangerment” and “illegal use of high-powered fire-breathing weaponry” for attacking snow with his flamethrower. Fox reportedly became so fed up with the week-long blowing snow epidemic in his area that he decided to KILL IT WITH FIRE.

The neighborhood was treated with quite a show last night as Fox unleashed an inferno upon the mountainous snow palace that was his front yard. Neighbors to his immediate right and left noticed a bright orange cloud and could hear what they thought was “puff the magic dragon spewing mayhem all over hell,” which prompted one of them to notify police.

Fox stated that he was simply “fed up with battling the elements” and that he did not possess the willpower necessary to move “four billion tons of white bull shit.”

Hey, at least he didn't try to tell police it was a government plot to manufacture snow powder.

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