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If you’ve ever wondered what it looked like to have a 40-foot tall excavator take on a multi-acre fire, then today’s your lucky day.

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A huge fire, which had been burning for days, began to take over a scrap yard, according to the YouTuber who posted this video. To stop the blaze someone came up with the ingenious plan to pick up loads of the burning scrap and drop it in water.

We’re not sure how the fire started, or if the fire is still burning. But one thing we do know, is this excavator is totally bad ass.

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