Video of a Kentucky man went viral over the holidays after he cleared the snow from his driveway with a flamethrower. This is the most American thing you’ll see all week! Check it out.
Kentucky man trades his shovel for a flamethrower
Footage showed Timothy Browning — wearing only a white bathrobe, slippers and a hat — chugging a beer and popping a cigar in his mouth before handling the flamethrower outside his home in Ashland.
“Browning snow services removal now available!” a woman says at the start of the clip.
Browning then casually wields the flamethrower, which quickly melts away the surrounding snow.
“God bless American rednecks!” he captioned the video, which he posted on Facebook Friday.
The clip was shared widely over the weekend, with many users applauding Browning’s creative shoveling tactic.
“How do I get one of these lol,” commented one person from Alberta, Canada.
Browning told Reuters: “I thought it’d be funny for a video and wanted to clear off the under layer of ice on the driveway.”
A man in Kentucky used a flamethrower to clear #snow and ice from his driveway.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) December 28, 2020
Christmas Day viral video
The guy was dressed up as Cousin Eddie from the holiday favorite movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” That explains why he is only wearing a hat and a bathrobe.
One Twitter user asked, “Just curious, where does one purchase a flamethrower?”
Apparently, the device the man was wielding is used for roofing, and it’s perfectly legal.
Another Twitter user praised the man’s genius idea. “Why risk a heart attack shoveling the snow or disturb the neighbors with a noisy snow blower?”
“This is about as American as it can get,” another replied.
“I love my country,” said another.
You can see several cars slowing down and beeping at the bizarre spectacle. You certainly don’t see this every day. The neighbors across the street got another great video of the stunt. Check it out.
A snowstorm is no match for a flamethrower. This is must see video is from Ashland, Kentucky. #kywx
Courtesy of @ChadBlue83
— Chris Bailey (@Kentuckyweather) December 26, 2020