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** Of course, as stated by Harry himself, he follows the above-mentioned Tao of Pratchett.

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* In ''Film/{{Savaged}}'', [[spoiler:the only way Dane can find to release Zoe from her ReveantZombie state is to burn her to ashes.]]

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* ''Literature/TheLostRedeemer:'' Being a Sanctifier who can manipulate energy with his mind, Thane uses fire as his primary weapon throughout the first book.


* ''Anime/FlameOfRecca'': Guess what the protagonist's superpower is...?

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* ''Anime/FlameOfRecca'': ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'': Guess what the protagonist's superpower is...?


** The Mad King's daughter Daenerys Targaryen's solution to pretty much every problem, though averted with her even-more-brutal execution of Doreah and Daxos. She uses fire to kill Mirri Maz Duur, Pyat Pree, and Kraznys mo Nakloz and many other slavers of Astapor. She also does this to [[spoiler:every single Khal of the Dothraki]] in season 6. [[AssholeVictim No one's mourning them.]] Her dragons have been known to do this, too, because, well, '''''they're dragons'''''. Once her dragons are large enough to fight, she can do this whenever she wants, though dragons aren't a prerequisite for this, as the khals found out.

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** The Mad King's daughter Daenerys Targaryen's solution to pretty much every problem, though averted with her even-more-brutal execution of Doreah and Daxos. She uses fire to kill Mirri Maz Duur, Pyat Pree, and Kraznys mo Nakloz and many other slavers of Astapor. She also does this to [[spoiler:every single Khal of the Dothraki]] in season 6. [[AssholeVictim No one's mourning them.]] Her dragons have been known to do this, too, because, well, '''''they're dragons'''''. Once her dragons are large enough to fight, she can do this whenever she wants, though dragons aren't a prerequisite for this, as the khals found out. And in Season 8, [[spoiler:she does this to pretty much ''the entire city of King's Landing'']].


* A literal case of fighting fire with fire occurs in ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer predicts it will burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden with oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].

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* ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'': A literal case of fighting fire with fire occurs in ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When when a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer predicts it will burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden with oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].problems]].
* ''Film/RimOfTheWorld'': The aliens' potent HealingFactor, which allows them to survive things up to and including being shot by fighter jets and being torn in half, is negated by fire -- the alien "dog" is roasted by the landing pod's rear jet, and [[spoiler:the alien itself dies when Alex sets off a test rocket when it's standing in front of its exhaust]].


* The ''Ride/AltonTowers'' roller-coaster Wicker Man (not to be confused with the [[Film/TheWickerMan 1973 horror film of the same name]]), has the riders go through a flaming wicker man effigy ''thrice''. Thankfully, the fire can't actually touch them.

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* The ''Ride/AltonTowers'' roller-coaster Wicker Man (not to be confused with the [[Film/TheWickerMan [[Film/TheWickerMan1973 1973 horror film of the same name]]), has the riders go through a flaming wicker man effigy ''thrice''. Thankfully, the fire can't actually touch them.


When Prometheus handed ''Homo sapiens sapiens'' the gift of fire, he did not just give humanity the light of science, reason, progress, invention, technology, and ergo the power to rival {{God}}, but also the means to dispatch just about any monster imaginable. Considering how Myth/GreekMythology is a FantasyKitchenSink full of all kinds of abominations, that was a ''good thing.'' The symbolism behind this has to do with fire's associations with [[FirePurifies purification]] and {{light|IsGood}}, and partly because it represents humanity's dominion over the natural world. More literally, a burning stick was humankind's first effective defence against nocturnal predators, with an added bonus of extermination of parasites in food. The fact that burn pain is one of the strongest kinds of pain a human being can experience probably doesn't hurt either.

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When Prometheus handed ''Homo sapiens sapiens'' the gift of fire, he did not just give humanity the light of science, reason, progress, invention, technology, and ergo the power to rival {{God}}, but also the means to dispatch just about any monster imaginable. Considering how Myth/GreekMythology is a FantasyKitchenSink full of all kinds of abominations, that was a ''good thing.'' The symbolism behind this has to do with fire's associations with [[FirePurifies purification]] and {{light|IsGood}}, and partly because it represents humanity's dominion over the natural world. More literally, a burning stick was humankind's first effective defence against nocturnal predators, with an added bonus of extermination of parasites in food. The fact that burn pain is one of the strongest kinds of pain a human being can experience probably doesn't hurt either.



This is prevalent not just in myth and fiction or games based on it, but also in works that are completely new and unrelated. For example, the Hydra and Trolls demonstrate one of the most frequent, and logical, applications for anti-monster fire: It [[AntiRegeneration prevents]] [[HealingFactor regeneration]]. [[BurnTheUndead In the case of]] TheUndead, usually they're too dumb and slow to put it out (zombies), it reminds them of the sun (vampires), or they're already walking kindling (mummies). Other times it's used to make sure whatever just got killed ''[[FireKeepsItDead stays]]'' [[FireKeepsItDead that way]]. Aliens, of course, can be ImmuneToBullets, but will burn up nicely in fire. Witches and [[TheHeretic heretics]] for a long time were considered to be in league with evil as well, and so it was a common myth that they were [[BurnTheWitch dealt with in the same manner]]. And, needless to say, it's a very good strategy for WhenTreesAttack.

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This is prevalent not just in myth and fiction or games based on it, but also in works that are completely new and unrelated. For example, the Hydra and Trolls demonstrate one of the most frequent, and logical, applications for anti-monster fire: It [[AntiRegeneration prevents]] [[HealingFactor regeneration]]. [[BurnTheUndead In the case of]] TheUndead, usually they're too dumb and slow to put it out (zombies), it reminds them of the sun (vampires), or they're already walking kindling (mummies). Other times it's used to make sure whatever just got killed ''[[FireKeepsItDead stays]]'' [[FireKeepsItDead that way]]. Aliens, of course, can be ImmuneToBullets, but will burn up nicely in a fire. Witches and [[TheHeretic heretics]] for a long time were considered to be in league with evil as well, and so it was a common myth that they were [[BurnTheWitch dealt with in the same manner]]. And, needless to say, it's a very good strategy for WhenTreesAttack.



* In ''Manga/DeliciousInDungeon'', this is the go to way to kill undines. Which is kind of odd, considering they're water spirits.

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* In ''Manga/DeliciousInDungeon'', this is the go to go-to way to kill undines. Which is kind of odd, considering they're water spirits.



** In one of his... less stable moments, [[spoiler:Izaya sets his whole game board on fire]] in . Also, Walker sets the Blue Squares leader's van on fire with molotovs when he and the rest of the gang rescue Saki.

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** In one of his... less stable moments, [[spoiler:Izaya sets his whole game board on fire]] in .fire]]. Also, Walker sets the Blue Squares leader's van on fire with molotovs when he and the rest of the gang rescue Saki.



** As are Jiraiya and Hiruzen Sarutobi, both have extremely powerful Katon (Fire Release) jutsus. One that Jiraiya created, with the help of [[AttackOfthe50FootWhatever Gamabunta]] was so large it filled in the entire valley that they were fighting in, and one that Hiruzen created needed the [[MakingASplash Second Hokage]], Tobirama Senju to extinguish. In [[SuperMode Sage Mode]] Jiraiya's Katons, now ''regularly'' empowered by oil become so strong he can reduce a target to ash with Senpo: Goemon (with the help of Fukasaku and Shima), which sends a wave of ''fiery oil'' at the target.
** Last not least, the black fire, Amaterasu, that Itachi and Sasuke use, bursts forth at the focus of the user sight and can never be extinguished, untill the thing it targets is incinerated... [[UpToEleven even if the target is fire itself]].

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** As are Jiraiya and Hiruzen Sarutobi, both have extremely powerful Katon (Fire Release) jutsus. One that Jiraiya created, with the help of [[AttackOfthe50FootWhatever Gamabunta]] Gamabunta]], was so large it filled in the entire valley that they were fighting in, and one that Hiruzen created needed the [[MakingASplash Second Hokage]], Tobirama Senju to extinguish. In [[SuperMode Sage Mode]] Jiraiya's Katons, now ''regularly'' empowered by oil become so strong he can reduce a target to ash with Senpo: Goemon (with the help of Fukasaku and Shima), which sends a wave of ''fiery oil'' at the target.
** Last not least, the black fire, Amaterasu, that Itachi and Sasuke use, bursts forth at the focus of the user sight and can never be extinguished, untill until the thing it targets is incinerated... [[UpToEleven even if the target is fire itself]].



** Reserved only for captain-rank criminals who are bound them to the gallows on Soukyoku Hill, is execution via activating the Spear of Soukyoku, the most powerful zanpakutou ever created. It transforms into a huge firebird to incinerate the criminal's soul via purification fire. It's the only known non-Quincy method for destroying a soul. Given that destroying souls can disrupt the Balance of Souls, threatening existence itself, this execution method is only used in truly exceptional circumstances.

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** Reserved only for captain-rank criminals who are have bound them to the gallows on Soukyoku Hill, is execution via activating the Spear of Soukyoku, the most powerful zanpakutou ever created. It transforms into a huge firebird to incinerate the criminal's soul via purification fire. It's the only known non-Quincy method for destroying a soul. Given that destroying souls can disrupt the Balance of Souls, threatening existence itself, this execution method is only used in truly exceptional circumstances.



* ''Anime/VariableGeo'': In the OVA adaptation, Satomi gains her own rendition of [[Characters/TheKingOfFightersTheRugalSaga Kyo Kusanagi's]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFGRHodcFYM 'Ura 121 Shiki Ama no Murakumo'.]] Meaning, she incinerates everything that's in front of her with [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill massive plumes of flame that're 2-stories high]] and spread outward along the ground at high-speed. Which she used to end her match with Yuuki.

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* ''Anime/VariableGeo'': In the OVA adaptation, Satomi gains her own rendition of [[Characters/TheKingOfFightersTheRugalSaga Kyo Kusanagi's]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFGRHodcFYM 'Ura 121 Shiki Ama no Murakumo'.]] Meaning, she incinerates everything that's in front of her with [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill massive plumes of flame that're that are 2-stories high]] and spread outward along the ground at high-speed. Which she used to end her match with Yuuki.



** In "The Resurrection of Papa Voudou", the zombiefied Papa Voudou cannot be harmed by bullets or melee attacks, so Vampirella kills him again with the fire on a brazier.

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** In "The Resurrection of Papa Voudou", the zombiefied zombified Papa Voudou cannot be harmed by bullets or melee attacks, so Vampirella kills him again with the fire on a brazier.



* In ''FanFic/AGrowingAffection'', Naruto wants to make sure an Akatsuki base and its resources are unrecoverable. So he sets it on fire. With a jutsu. That he learned from the Nine-Tails. Without the demon properly explaining how the technique works. He ends up engulfing the base in a roughly one mile diameter circle of napalm.

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* In ''FanFic/AGrowingAffection'', Naruto wants to make sure an Akatsuki base and its resources are unrecoverable. So he sets it on fire. With a jutsu. That he learned from the Nine-Tails. Without the demon properly explaining how the technique works. He ends up engulfing the base in a roughly one mile one-mile diameter circle of napalm.



* [[Franchise/TheSlenderManMythos In the Slender Man fic]] ''Fanfic/ByTheFiresLight'', it is not the heroes but the Slender Man itself who uses fire to kill things and and cleanse the Earth of things it find abhorrent (which is pretty much everything).

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* [[Franchise/TheSlenderManMythos In the Slender Man fic]] ''Fanfic/ByTheFiresLight'', it is not the heroes but the Slender Man itself who uses fire to kill things and and cleanse the Earth of things it find finds abhorrent (which is pretty much everything).



* In ''FanFic/GameOfTouhou'', House Fujiwara, leaded by Mokou, have this philosophy that enemies must burn. [[spoiler:Selenion, Yorihime's pet dragon, can breath fire and uses it to kill everything that crosses his path.]]

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* In ''FanFic/GameOfTouhou'', House Fujiwara, leaded led by Mokou, have this philosophy that enemies must burn. [[spoiler:Selenion, Yorihime's pet dragon, can breath breathe fire and uses it to kill everything that crosses his path.]]



** Rex mentions one of his old packmates believed in this - apparently, Rufus was known to have said "There is no problem that cannot be solved with copious amounts of fire."
* In one ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' [[http:www.fanfiction.net/s/6350427//4/Friday-the-13th fanfic]], Pamela Voorhees kills Claudette by stabbing, [[ManOnFire dousing her with gasoline and burning down the cabin]]. 24 children also died in the blaze. Mrs Voorhees then tells Claudette why she's doing this to her:

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** Rex mentions one of his old packmates believed in this - apparently, Rufus was known to have said said: "There is no problem that cannot be solved with copious amounts of fire."
* In one ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' [[http:www.fanfiction.net/s/6350427//4/Friday-the-13th fanfic]], Pamela Voorhees kills Claudette by stabbing, [[ManOnFire dousing her with gasoline and burning down the cabin]]. 24 children also died in the blaze. Mrs Mrs. Voorhees then tells Claudette why she's doing this to her:



** Well, being a wizard who specialized in fire, Sapsa ''tries'' to Kill Paul with Fire. He certainly reduces the table Paul is holding to ash. But Paul's only response is, "That was lovely! Do it again!" Had Sapsa known that Paul had cheerfully endured dragon fire earlier in the book, he might not have made the attempt....

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** Well, being a wizard who specialized in fire, Sapsa ''tries'' to Kill Paul with Fire. He certainly reduces the table Paul is holding to ash. But Paul's only response is, "That was lovely! Do it again!" Had Sapsa known that Paul had cheerfully endured dragon fire earlier in the book, he might not have made the attempt....attempt...



* In ''Film/DawnOfTheDead2004'', they burn a group of zombies behind a fence trying to get through by pouring petrol over them. Later they use gas canisters to knock over and kill zombies to get through the masses. On the DVD extras, however, one character says that molotov cocktails don't do anything but make them smell like burnt meat... and make him hungry.

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* In ''Film/DawnOfTheDead2004'', they burn a group of zombies behind a fence trying to get through by pouring petrol over them. Later they use gas canisters to knock over and kill zombies to get through the masses. On the DVD extras, however, one character says that molotov Molotov cocktails don't do anything but make them smell like burnt meat... and make him hungry.



* Montag of ''Film/TheWizardOfGore'' has magically summoned a fire and... the fiance runs in and pushes him into the fire, where he burns to death horribly. The fiance claims that he was going to force everyone to walk into the fire. Except that the talk show host [[LampshadeHanging states that it makes no sense for him to hypnotize a TV audience, and then to create the fire in that one location]].

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* Montag of ''Film/TheWizardOfGore'' has magically summoned a fire and... the fiance runs in and pushes him into the fire, where he burns to death horribly. The fiance claims that he was going to force everyone to walk into the fire. Except that the talk show host [[LampshadeHanging states that it makes no sense for him to hypnotize a TV audience, and then to create the fire in that one location]].



---> '''Dumbledore:''' However, like many creatures that dwell in [[EvilIsDeathlyCold cold]] and darkness, they fear light and warmth, which we shall therefore call to our aid should the need arise.\\

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---> '''Dumbledore:''' --->'''Dumbledore:''' However, like many creatures that dwell in [[EvilIsDeathlyCold cold]] and darkness, they fear light and warmth, which we shall therefore shall, therefore, call to our aid should the need arise.\\



** In the first fight against the Ringwraiths, swords prove ineffective, so Aragorn grabs a flaming piece of wood form the fire and drives them back. Works remarkably well considering they are the immortal indestructible specters of long dead kings, capable of killing with even a slight blow and causing even squads of veteran soldiers to run in fear. It's hinted, though, that the Ringwraiths are in a weaker state during their initial attack on the Shire. Somewhat justified as they are at the point described as being stronger in the dark, and that they need the cloaks to have form and to affect the world. Cloaks can burn and fire is bright light.

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** In the first fight against the Ringwraiths, swords prove ineffective, so Aragorn grabs a flaming piece of wood form the fire and drives them back. Works remarkably well considering they are the immortal indestructible specters of long dead kings, capable of killing with even a slight blow and causing even squads of veteran soldiers to run in fear. It's hinted, though, that the Ringwraiths are in a weaker state during their initial attack on the Shire. Somewhat justified as they are at the point described as being stronger in the dark, dark and that they need the cloaks to have form and to affect the world. Cloaks can burn and the fire is a bright light.



** {{Subverted|Trope}} in the short story ''The Road Virus Goes North'' (part of ''Literature/EverythingsEventual''). A horror writer buys the last surviving painting of a troubled artist who burned all his other works and then committed suicide. When he realises the painting is cursed he tries to get rid of it, but the painting keeps returning intact. Eventually he burns the picture, because [[GenreSavvy that's what works in the books, right?]] Unfortunately it turns out that the artist didn't burn all his paintings ''except'' this one, he burned all his paintings ''including'' this one.

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** {{Subverted|Trope}} in the short story ''The Road Virus Goes North'' (part of ''Literature/EverythingsEventual''). A horror writer buys the last surviving painting of a troubled artist who burned all his other works and then committed suicide. When he realises the painting is cursed he tries to get rid of it, but the painting keeps returning intact. Eventually Eventually, he burns the picture, because [[GenreSavvy that's what works in the books, right?]] Unfortunately Unfortunately, it turns out that the artist didn't burn all his paintings ''except'' this one, he burned all his paintings ''including'' this one.



** In-universe, Harry notes that fire really is a highly-effective weapon against all sorts of nasties, as well as being used against magical enchantments. Fire can disrupt and destroy enchantments when used with that intent, and any wizard worth their salt in combat learns how to use fire first. In ''Turn Coat'', a squadron of Wardens cuts loose on a horde of summoned spirits, and the ensuing literal firestorm is simply stunning to behold.

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** In-universe, Harry notes that fire really is a highly-effective highly effective weapon against all sorts of nasties, as well as being used against magical enchantments. Fire can disrupt and destroy enchantments when used with that intent, and any wizard worth their salt in combat learns how to use fire first. In ''Turn Coat'', a squadron of Wardens cuts loose on a horde of summoned spirits, and the ensuing literal firestorm is simply stunning to behold.



* Master Ferus of ''Literature/TheCinderSpires'' is usually genial, and generally claimed to be [[BewareTheSillyOnes silly]]. However, send a task force to invade his home, and ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill.

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* Master Ferus of ''Literature/TheCinderSpires'' is usually genial, and generally claimed to be [[BewareTheSillyOnes silly]]. However, send a task force to invade his home, home and ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill.



* ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'', like many other vampire stories (as noted above) have fire as one of the only ways to destroy a vampire (though particularly strong/old vampires are immune even to that). Louis de Pointe du Lac, narrator of the first book, has a particular fascination with it, burning down two houses, a theater, and his [[IHateYouVampireDad creator]] within his book alone.
* A peculiar variant with the fire-spiders in ''Literature/TheQuestOfTheUnaligned''. Their own natural pyromancy means that fire doesn't actually ''hurt'' them, but exposure to a lot of fire affects them like AlienCatnip. This more-or-less saves the heroes' lives when one of them accidentally fills the cave they're in with an inferno and stuns the vast swarm of fire-spiders for over a hour, allowing the heroes to escape.
* ''Literature/TheEnemy'' employs this against the Zombies several times. It seems to be the most effective weapon against them; unfortunately it's the hardest to safely employ.

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* ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'', like many other vampire stories (as noted above) have fire as one of the only ways to destroy a vampire (though particularly strong/old vampires are immune even to that). Louis de Pointe du Lac, the narrator of the first book, has a particular fascination with it, burning down two houses, a theater, theater and his [[IHateYouVampireDad creator]] within his book alone.
* A peculiar variant with the fire-spiders in ''Literature/TheQuestOfTheUnaligned''. Their own natural pyromancy means that fire doesn't actually ''hurt'' them, but exposure to a lot of fire affects them like AlienCatnip. This more-or-less saves the heroes' lives when one of them accidentally fills the cave they're in with an inferno and stuns the vast swarm of fire-spiders for over a an hour, allowing the heroes to escape.
* ''Literature/TheEnemy'' employs this against the Zombies several times. It seems to be the most effective weapon against them; unfortunately unfortunately, it's the hardest to safely employ.



* Given its setting in ancient China, it's no surprise that fire is a pretty big deal in ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms.'' Its use against armies is obvious, and several mentions are made of [[Literature/TheArtOfWarSunTzu Sun Tzu's stratagems]] in regards to fire. Perhaps the most dramatic example would be the Battle of the Red Cliffs. The Southern Coalition forces couldn't face the North's superior numbers head on, and thus had to resort to alternative methods to overcome Cao Cao's forces. The massive Northern naval fleet is tricked into chaining itself together to prevent seasickness, then set aflame by a surprise attack by Coalition fire boats. What the armies of the South could not do, a single decisive strike with fire accomplishes overnight--Cao Cao's fleet is effectively wiped out by the runaway fires jumping from ship to ship due to the chains holding them all together.
* Creator/AndreNorton invokes this trope in many of her science-fiction novels, when referring to destroyed planets as having been "burned off".

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* Given its setting in ancient China, it's no surprise that fire is a pretty big deal in ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms.'' Its use against armies is obvious, and several mentions are made of [[Literature/TheArtOfWarSunTzu Sun Tzu's stratagems]] in regards to fire. Perhaps the most dramatic example would be the Battle of the Red Cliffs. The Southern Coalition forces couldn't face the North's superior numbers head on, head-on and thus had to resort to alternative methods to overcome Cao Cao's forces. The massive Northern naval fleet is tricked into chaining itself together to prevent seasickness, then set aflame by a surprise attack by Coalition fire boats. What the armies of the South could not do, a single decisive strike with fire accomplishes overnight--Cao Cao's fleet is effectively wiped out by the runaway fires jumping from ship to ship due to the chains holding them all together.
* Creator/AndreNorton invokes this trope in many of her science-fiction novels, novels when referring to destroyed planets as having been "burned off".



** The story "Lynortis Reprise" takes place on an old battlefield marked by a two year long siege. The alchemical phosphorous bombs shot by the defenders of the city were particularly devastating and at one point the effect of two salvaged duds used against advancing enemies is described in gruesome detail.

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** The story "Lynortis Reprise" takes place on an old battlefield marked by a two year two-year long siege. The alchemical phosphorous bombs shot by the defenders of the city were particularly devastating and at one point the effect of two salvaged duds used against advancing enemies is described in gruesome detail.



** Scarrans, who have the power to project their body heat into deadly beams, love using this against their enemies- especially Sebaceans.

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** Scarrans, who have the power to project their body heat into deadly beams, love using this against their enemies- enemies -- especially Sebaceans.



* In ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', Stefan killed Ben with a freaking flamethrower! Also how they disposed of the incapacitated tomb vampires. Bonnie threatens Damon with this - and nearly goes through with it. Damon tries this with Elijah, but fails.

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* In ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', Stefan killed Ben with a freaking flamethrower! Also how they disposed of the incapacitated tomb vampires. Bonnie threatens Damon with this - and nearly goes through with it. Damon tries this with Elijah, Elijah but fails.



* Episode three of ''Series/WolfHall'' depicts the trials and execution of James Bainham, an associate of Cromwell's. He refuses Cromwell's offer to pull strings for his release, since his beliefs would compel him to keep reading Tyndale's Bible, but he's shown in his cell putting his hand in a candle in terrified anticipation. The episode ends with him being burnt at the stake with Cromwell watching the jubilant crowd in disgust. (Later, when More is imprisoned, Cromwell accuses him of torturing Bainham so badly that he had to be carried to the scaffold.)

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* Episode three of ''Series/WolfHall'' depicts the trials and execution of James Bainham, an associate of Cromwell's. He refuses Cromwell's offer to pull strings for his release, release since his beliefs would compel him to keep reading Tyndale's Bible, but he's shown in his cell putting his hand in a candle in terrified anticipation. The episode ends with him being burnt at the stake with Cromwell watching the jubilant crowd in disgust. (Later, when More is imprisoned, Cromwell accuses him of torturing Bainham so badly that he had to be carried to the scaffold.)



* Music/AmonAmarth has numerous songs about the fires and fire god of Ragnarok. "Gods of War Arise" describes vikings burning down a sleeping village.

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* Music/AmonAmarth has numerous songs about the fires and fire god of Ragnarok. "Gods of War Arise" describes vikings Vikings burning down a sleeping village.



* In ''Podcast/TheFallenGods'', the dust golems that the party are attacked by are highly susceptible to fire, allowing them to be destroyed easily once they light some things on fire. [[spoiler: Except for the one that Tuatha cleaned, leaving it just a swirling core of magic.]]

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* In ''Podcast/TheFallenGods'', the dust golems that the party are is attacked by are highly susceptible to fire, allowing them to be destroyed easily once they light some things on fire. [[spoiler: Except for the one that Tuatha cleaned, leaving it just a swirling core of magic.]]



** Used for trolls (although acid works just as well). Based off the Hercules example, it's necessary to cauterize the hydra's stumps so new heads don't grow. (Save for fire-breathing hydras. They need ice.)
** Two of the titular dragon breeds, the Gold and Red, both have fire as their breath weapons.[[note]]Gold Dragons also have a strength-draining gas[[/note]]. Most editions also has them as the most powerful of their specific categories of dragons...

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** Used for trolls (although acid works just as well). Based off on the Hercules example, it's necessary to cauterize the hydra's stumps so new heads don't grow. (Save for fire-breathing hydras. They need ice.)
** Two of the titular dragon breeds, the Gold and Red, both have fire as their breath weapons.[[note]]Gold Dragons also have a strength-draining gas[[/note]]. Most editions also has have them as the most powerful of their specific categories of dragons...



** And ''Magazine/{{Dragon}} Magazine'' for the same edition gives us ''Burn Everything'', which does the same thing from ''heroic tier''. Less powerful than ''Irresistible Flame'', but available to any arcanist from first level on.
** Early editions of the game had flasks of oil that could be set alight and hurled at monsters, like weak Molotov Cocktails. Now there's flasks of Alchemist's Fire with more or less the same effect. They burst into flame on impact.

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** And ''Magazine/{{Dragon}} Magazine'' for the same edition gives us ''Burn Everything'', which does the same thing from ''heroic tier''. Less powerful than ''Irresistible Flame'', but available to any arcanist from the first level on.
** Early editions of the game had flasks of oil that could be set alight and hurled at monsters, like weak Molotov Cocktails. Now there's there are flasks of Alchemist's Fire with more or less the same effect. They burst into flame on impact.



** Prior to their 5th Edition Update, the Grey Knights' Incinerator weapon was the idea of this trope taken up to 11; it's blessed flames were so hot that even ''immaterial forcefields'' were useless against it. Since Flamer template weapons automatically ignored all cover saves as well, this means that the only thing safe from the Incinerator was extremely tough armor. Good thing it only had an AP value of 4, otherwise even Space Marines would be crying in face of it.

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** Prior to their 5th Edition Update, the Grey Knights' Incinerator weapon was the idea of this trope taken up to 11; it's its blessed flames were so hot that even ''immaterial forcefields'' were useless against it. Since Flamer template weapons automatically ignored all cover saves as well, this means that the only thing safe from the Incinerator was extremely tough armor. Good thing it only had an AP value of 4, otherwise even Space Marines would be crying in face of it.



* Also prevalent in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''. Creator/GamesWorkshop in general seems to like this trope.

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* Also prevalent in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''. Creator/GamesWorkshop Creator/GamesWorkshop, in general general, seems to like this trope.



* The devout menites of the [[ChurchMilitant Protectorate of Menoth]] from ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms Warmachine]]'' LOVE to kill things with fire. Many of their [[HumongousMecha warjacks]], [[MagicKnight warcasters]], and other warriors have fire based attacks and abilities.

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* The devout menites of the [[ChurchMilitant Protectorate of Menoth]] from ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms Warmachine]]'' LOVE to kill things with fire. Many of their [[HumongousMecha warjacks]], [[MagicKnight warcasters]], and other warriors have fire based fire-based attacks and abilities.



* In ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}: Magic'' you can create "Essential Flame" which will actually burn water elementals. A pyromaniac mage actually has a lot of fun options, besides the ever popular "Explosive Fireball" there is "Burning Death" which incinerates target from the inside out even if they're magically protected from fire.

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}: Magic'' you can create "Essential Flame" which will actually burn water elementals. A pyromaniac mage actually has a lot of fun options, besides the ever popular ever-popular "Explosive Fireball" there is "Burning Death" which incinerates target from the inside out even if they're magically protected from fire.



* Subverted in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', in which Tahu defends himself from Nektann by using his fire powers to melt most of his enemy's armour off and incapacitate him- but making a clear point of ''not'' killing him in the process.

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* Subverted in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', in which Tahu defends himself from Nektann by using his fire powers to melt most of his enemy's armour off and incapacitate him- him -- but making a clear point of ''not'' killing him in the process.



* [[http://sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=118 That's how you deal]] with trolls, beasts and giants in ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent''. First you burn all the land, then you blow up everything still standing, then you leave it to freeze in the winter, and after such treatment, you burn it again, just to make sure. Believe it or not, it's not overkill.

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* [[http://sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=118 That's how you deal]] with trolls, beasts and giants in ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent''. First First, you burn all the land, then you blow up everything still standing, then you leave it to freeze in the winter, and after such treatment, you burn it again, just to make sure. Believe it or not, it's not overkill.



* In ''Webcomic/ThreeJaguars'', [[http://threejaguarscomic.net/?comic=bad-contracts-page-3 Business Manager uses it to deal with bad contracts.]] (Then you can toast marshmellows on the blaze.)

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* In ''Webcomic/ThreeJaguars'', [[http://threejaguarscomic.net/?comic=bad-contracts-page-3 Business Manager uses it to deal with bad contracts.]] (Then you can toast marshmellows marshmallows on the blaze.)



* ''Webcomic/{{Maliki}}'': When her Wooden Chicken coop get [[http://maliki.com/en/strips/invasion-4/ infested by Red Lice]], Maliki try everything to get rid of them, but the parasite keep surviving all her efforts. She eventually burns the thing and gets a Pvc-built coop.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Maliki}}'': When her Wooden Chicken coop get [[http://maliki.com/en/strips/invasion-4/ infested by Red Lice]], Maliki try everything to get rid of them, but the parasite keep keeps surviving all her efforts. She eventually burns the thing and gets a Pvc-built coop.



** [[http://scp-wiki.net/scp-165 SCP-165 ("The Creeping, Hungry Sands of Tule")]]. The Foundation's Mobile Task-Force Epsilon-9 used flame accelerator (flame thrower) units to reduce the sand SCP-165 lives in to glass and thus destroy the SCP-165.

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** [[http://scp-wiki.net/scp-165 SCP-165 ("The Creeping, Hungry Sands of Tule")]]. The Foundation's Mobile Task-Force Epsilon-9 used flame accelerator (flame thrower) units to reduce the sand SCP-165 lives in to into glass and thus destroy the SCP-165.



** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-363 SCP-363 ("Not Centipedes")]]. SCP-363 is scared of fire, and Foundation troops are issued flamethrowers to use against them. After one containment breach the site where SCP-363 was being held was firebombed in order to destroy them.

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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-363 SCP-363 ("Not Centipedes")]]. SCP-363 is scared of fire, and Foundation troops are issued flamethrowers to use against them. After one containment breach breach, the site where SCP-363 was being held was firebombed in order to destroy them.



** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1961 SCP-1961 ("Transformation Booth")]]. SCP-1961-1 and SCP-1961-2 are more resistant to trauma and hostile environments than are human beings. Fire is recommended as one means for destroying them if necessary, so personnel guarding them are issued flamethrowers.

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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1961 SCP-1961 ("Transformation Booth")]]. SCP-1961-1 and SCP-1961-2 are more resistant to trauma and hostile environments than are human beings. Fire is recommended as one means for destroying them if necessary, so personnel guarding them are issued flamethrowers.



--> Amy said, "So, you're making a flame-thrower?"\\

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--> Amy -->Amy said, "So, you're making a flame-thrower?"\\



* [[Creator/StuartAshen Dr. Stuart]] [[MeaningfulName Ashen]] is a reviewer of tat (read, [[ShoddyKnockoffProduct cheap plastic knockoff junk]] found in discount stores) who often comes across lousy toys or disappointing blind bag collectables. He used to DropTheHammer on them, but ever since he somehow obtained a blowtorch, he's given this treatment to various things that displease him, including [[Franchise/HarryPotter Draco Malfoy]], [[Franchise/StarWars a superdeformed snowtrooper]], and [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Woody.]]

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* [[Creator/StuartAshen Dr. Stuart]] [[MeaningfulName Ashen]] is a reviewer of tat (read, [[ShoddyKnockoffProduct cheap plastic knockoff junk]] found in discount stores) who often comes across lousy toys or disappointing blind bag collectables.collectibles. He used to DropTheHammer on them, but ever since he somehow obtained a blowtorch, he's given this treatment to various things that displease him, including [[Franchise/HarryPotter Draco Malfoy]], [[Franchise/StarWars a superdeformed snowtrooper]], and [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Woody.]]



* Blog/DeadcodersReviews's interpretation of XANA took this UpToEleven: "AHH! KILL IT! KILL IT WITH FIRE! actually, SCREW FIRE, KILL IT WITH FIRE, ORBITAL BOMBARDMENT, DEATH LASERS, CAPTAIN JANEWAY'S CYBERNETIC SPIDERS, ARMIES OF ROBOTS, THE POWER OF STEPHEN KING NOVELS, WEATHER, ELECTRIC TAR, AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT COMES TO MIND!"

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* Blog/DeadcodersReviews's Blog/Deadcoders Reviews' interpretation of XANA took this UpToEleven: "AHH! KILL IT! KILL IT WITH FIRE! actually, SCREW FIRE, KILL IT WITH FIRE, ORBITAL BOMBARDMENT, DEATH LASERS, CAPTAIN JANEWAY'S CYBERNETIC SPIDERS, ARMIES OF ROBOTS, THE POWER OF STEPHEN KING NOVELS, WEATHER, ELECTRIC TAR, AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT COMES TO MIND!"



** Interestingly enough, the flamethrower stopped being used around the time of UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, at least by the United States. There were two reasons given: first and foremost, the flamethrower requires an absolutely massive tank for fuel, which slows the soldier prohibitively and told the enemies "Shoot me". Second, the flamethrower isn't really all that useful a weapon; short range and limited fuel keep it from being used at the most useful times. The reason the flamethrower was used for as long as it was ([=WW1/2=] to Vietnam) is because it is a profoundly powerful ''psychological'' weapon. Nothing demoralizes an enemy squad as much as seeing your best friend ''set on fire!'' The wielder was actually running away with several litres of an ''extremely'' flammable liquid strapped to his back.... Unless you get a [[TankGoodness flamethrower tank]], which had its share of combat during [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII WWII]]. An indication of the extent to which flamethrowers terrified the opponents is the number of flamethrower operators registered as POW: none, or very nearly. Your likely fate being common knowledge, you had strong incentives to lie about your job if presented with the opportunity. One of the weapons that evolved to replace man-portable flamethrowers in Vietnam was a shoulder-launched incendinary rocket launcher that could propel fuel tanks much further than the old M2 could fling an arc of napalm.

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** Interestingly enough, the flamethrower stopped being used around the time of UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, at least by the United States. There were two reasons given: first and foremost, the flamethrower requires an absolutely massive tank for fuel, which slows the soldier prohibitively and told the enemies "Shoot me". Second, the flamethrower isn't really all that useful a weapon; short range and limited fuel keep it from being used at the most useful times. The reason the flamethrower was used for as long as it was ([=WW1/2=] to Vietnam) is because it is a profoundly powerful ''psychological'' weapon. Nothing demoralizes an enemy squad as much as seeing your best friend ''set on fire!'' The wielder was actually running away with several litres of an ''extremely'' flammable liquid strapped to his back.... Unless you get a [[TankGoodness flamethrower tank]], which had its share of combat during [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII WWII]]. An indication of the extent to which flamethrowers terrified the opponents is the number of flamethrower operators registered as POW: none, or very nearly. Your likely fate being common knowledge, you had strong incentives to lie about your job if presented with the opportunity. One of the weapons that evolved to replace man-portable flamethrowers in Vietnam was a shoulder-launched incendinary incendiary rocket launcher that could propel fuel tanks much further than the old M2 could fling an arc of napalm.



** Flamethrowers are also useful against bunkers and armored vehicles, if you can get in close enough. Unlike bullets, the spray of burning fuel only needs to hit an opening and it will splash inside. Being on the receiving end of even a small splash of burning gasoline can ruin your whole day, and even if it never gets inside a bunker the smoke and flame make it almost impossible to see out through the affected area. The Flamethrower rose to prominence debut during the 1916 Battle of Verdun, wielded by former reserve fireman serving with the German Fifth Army, and soon became a renowned as a great tool for overcoming tough enemy defensive positions.
** In the Pacific front of the 2nd World War, the US-made flamethrowers evolved to use road flares as igniters to light their fuel, with a modular, revolver-styled waterproof chamber for easy loading. On top of that, logistics and training evolved so that operators could check and replace certain tank seals and one of the release valves in the field, to improve maintenance and reliability. There exist claims that some bunkers would automatically surrender upon learning that their assailants had brought along a flamethrower rather than get set alight.

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** Flamethrowers are also useful against bunkers and armored vehicles, vehicles if you can get in close enough. Unlike bullets, the spray of burning fuel only needs to hit an opening and it will splash inside. Being on the receiving end of even a small splash of burning gasoline can ruin your whole day, and even if it never gets inside a bunker the smoke and flame make it almost impossible to see out through the affected area. The Flamethrower rose to prominence debut during the 1916 Battle of Verdun, wielded by former reserve fireman serving with the German Fifth Army, and soon became a renowned as a great tool for overcoming tough enemy defensive positions.
** In the Pacific front of the 2nd World War, the US-made flamethrowers evolved to use road flares as igniters to light their fuel, with a modular, revolver-styled revolver-style waterproof chamber for easy loading. On top of that, logistics and training evolved so that operators could check and replace certain tank seals and one of the release valves in the field, to improve maintenance and reliability. There exist claims that some bunkers would automatically surrender upon learning that their assailants had brought along a flamethrower rather than get set alight.



** The back fire (starting a fire here so that the encroaching fire doesn't have fuel once it gets here) was invented on the ground. A group of fire-fighters were running from a blaze and one of them realized they couldn't escape that way. He stopped and lit a fire, urging his mates to join him. They told him he was crazy and kept running. He was the only one to survive.

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** The back fire backfire (starting a fire here so that the encroaching fire doesn't have fuel once it gets here) was invented on the ground. A group of fire-fighters were running from a blaze and one of them realized they couldn't escape that way. He stopped and lit a fire, urging his mates to join him. They told him he was crazy and kept running. He was the only one to survive.



* What did Sun Tzu & the Vikings both have in common? The love of fire. It is great for hit and run attacks, as it will continue to cause damage (both physical & psychological) without requiring to stay in the place.

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* What did Sun Tzu & the Vikings both have in common? The love of fire. It is great for hit and run hit-and-run attacks, as it will continue to cause damage (both physical & psychological) without requiring to stay in the place.



** Ironically the burning of people for religious crimes was chosen (at least by some, particularly in the Catholic Church) because it was considered the most merciful option in the case of unrepentant individuals. The reasoning being that if you decapitated a person their soul would go straight to hell, but being burnt alive, the victim would have a chance to repent their sins before a priest (who would be standing nearby) and accept God, giving them at least a chance of salvation. Throughout history people do seemingly brutal things for (what they see as) very good reasons.
* During the Chilean dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet, photographer Rodrigo Rojas Denegri and college student Carmen Gloria Quintana were set on fire by the military in the middle of the protests of 1986. Rojas died due to his injuries few days later, Quintana barely survived but was badly disfigured.
* This was once actually a ''medical'' practice. As late as UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar it was, field hospitals regularly cauterized amputated limbs with hot iron. And no anesthetic beyond whisky and possibly opium. [[FateWorseThanDeath Soldiers often feared hospitals more than death]], quite naturally. It did significantly reduce the chance of dying from an infection, but many soldiers didn't care.
** Around this time the syringe and first epidermal and then intravenous injections were invented, and Army surgeons immediately turned to injecting wounded with morphine (also purified from opium nearly in the same period). It did its job relatively well as a painkiller, but the lack of understanding in aseptics and proper dosages lead to the [[GoodJobBreakingItHero explosion of sepsis and opiate addictions]].

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** Ironically the burning of people for religious crimes was chosen (at least by some, particularly in the Catholic Church) because it was considered the most merciful option in the case of unrepentant individuals. The reasoning being that if you decapitated a person their soul would go straight to hell, but being burnt alive, the victim would have a chance to repent their sins before a priest (who would be standing nearby) and accept God, giving them at least a chance of salvation. Throughout history history, people do seemingly brutal things for (what they see as) very good reasons.
* During the Chilean dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet, photographer Rodrigo Rojas Denegri and college student Carmen Gloria Quintana were set on fire by the military in the middle of the protests of 1986. Rojas died due to his injuries a few days later, Quintana barely survived but was badly disfigured.
* This was once actually a ''medical'' practice. As late as UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar it was, field hospitals regularly cauterized amputated limbs with a hot iron. And no anesthetic beyond whisky and possibly opium. [[FateWorseThanDeath Soldiers often feared hospitals more than death]], quite naturally. It did significantly reduce the chance of dying from an infection, but many soldiers didn't care.
** Around this time the syringe and first epidermal and then intravenous injections were invented, and Army surgeons immediately turned to injecting the wounded with morphine (also purified from opium nearly in the same period). It did its job relatively well as a painkiller, but the lack of understanding in aseptics and proper dosages lead to the [[GoodJobBreakingItHero explosion of sepsis and opiate addictions]].



* A fever is essentially your body try to do this: kill off invasive microbes by creating an environment too hot for them to survive in.

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* A fever is essentially your body try trying to do this: kill off invasive microbes by creating an environment too hot for them to survive in.



** Also a countermeasure against tampering in highly secure safes and intelligence packages. Unless it's disabled before the package is opened, boom. Sure, you can kill the courier or crack open the safe, but anything inside (and possible anything in the near vicinity) is going to be on fire once the pyrotechnic charge inside goes off.

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** Also a countermeasure against tampering in highly secure safes and intelligence packages. Unless it's disabled before the package is opened, boom. Sure, you can kill the courier or crack open the safe, but anything inside (and possible possibly anything in the near vicinity) is going to be on fire once the pyrotechnic charge inside goes off.



* This trope is good against toxic waste (against any organic material, especially the annoying dioxine and its PCB ilk). Unfortunately, only slightly effective against heavy metals and zero against radioactive waste (the best you might achieve is turn the stuff into less soluble compounds). One can and does treat "normal" waste this way too, but that propably isn't the best method from an environmental perspective--although that can be highly situation-dependent, especially when you're dealing with the trash of a large and densely-populated urban area, where the pollution from just burning your trash somewhere in or near the city is probably less than what you would generate transporting the trash to somewhere it can be buried. UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity has been grappling with this problem for ''decades'', as the nearby landfills in the city (in Queens and Staten Island) are closed for being beyond capacity, and the ones near the city (largely in New Jersey) are also full or close to full, leaving New York with the options of shipping its trash far away (like "there's NYC trash in landfills in Ohio and South Carolina" far away) or burning it. NIMBY issues with incinerators have kept the city from adopting that option despite its probably being a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly option than shipping the garbage to Ohio, at least.

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* This trope is good against toxic waste (against any organic material, especially the annoying dioxine and its PCB ilk). Unfortunately, only slightly effective against heavy metals and zero against radioactive waste (the best you might achieve is turn the stuff into less soluble compounds). One can and does treat "normal" waste this way too, but that propably probably isn't the best method from an environmental perspective--although that can be highly situation-dependent, especially when you're dealing with the trash of a large and densely-populated urban area, where the pollution from just burning your trash somewhere in or near the city is probably less than what you would generate transporting the trash to somewhere it can be buried. UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity has been grappling with this problem for ''decades'', as the nearby landfills in the city (in Queens and Staten Island) are closed for being beyond capacity, and the ones near the city (largely in New Jersey) are also full or close to full, leaving New York with the options of shipping its trash far away (like "there's NYC trash in landfills in Ohio and South Carolina" far away) or burning it. NIMBY issues with incinerators have kept the city from adopting that option despite its probably being a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly option than shipping the garbage to Ohio, at least.



* In the first few years of World War 1, German Zepplin Bombers were nigh invulnerable, as they could NoSell basically everything the British could throw at them, until the invention of incendiary bullets could set off the hydrogen in the balloon.

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* In the first few years of World War 1, German Zepplin Bombers were nigh invulnerable, as they could NoSell basically everything the British could throw at them, them until the invention of incendiary bullets could set off the hydrogen in the balloon.


* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', fire is the only established way to nullify the [[HealingFactor Super Regeneration quirk]] that all [[EliteMooks black Noumu]] seem to have. Twice, [[PlayingWithFire Endeavor]] has killed them by burning their heads with fire hot and concentrated enough to incinerate them beyond the ability to heal.

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* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', fire is the only established way to nullify the [[HealingFactor Super Regeneration quirk]] that all [[EliteMooks black Noumu]] Nomu]] seem to have. Twice, [[PlayingWithFire Endeavor]] has killed them by burning their heads with fire hot and concentrated enough to incinerate them beyond the ability to heal.


* ''Machinima/TacticalNoobs'' presents this as being the best way to deal with [[BringOutYourGayDead homosexuals.]]

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* ''Machinima/TacticalNoobs'' presents this as being the best way to deal with [[BringOutYourGayDead [[BuryYourGays homosexuals.]]


** In present-day China, they are being used to combat the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4szijL-694 invading Asian Giant Hornet]]. In late 2015, the Chinese military used flamethrowers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdYZ0oOTAdQ to flush out Islamic terrorists]] out of a cave network after they attacked a mining quarry in Xinjiang and stabbed 16 miners to death.

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** In present-day China, they are being used to combat the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4szijL-694 invading Asian Giant Hornet]]. In late 2015, the Chinese military used flamethrowers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdYZ0oOTAdQ com/watch?v=zdYZ0oOTAdQ&t=3m37s to flush out Islamic terrorists]] out of a cave network after they attacked a mining quarry in Xinjiang and stabbed 16 miners to death.


** In present-day China, they are being used to combat the invading Asian Giant Hornet.

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** In present-day China, they are being used to combat the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4szijL-694 invading Asian Giant Hornet.Hornet]]. In late 2015, the Chinese military used flamethrowers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdYZ0oOTAdQ to flush out Islamic terrorists]] out of a cave network after they attacked a mining quarry in Xinjiang and stabbed 16 miners to death.



%%* [[http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2243176 OH THE BEEMANITY!]]


* A fire is killed with fire in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer predicts it will burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden with oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].

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* A literal case of fighting fire is killed with fire occurs in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer predicts it will burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden with oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].


* A fire is killed with fire in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer says it could burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden of oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].

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* A fire is killed with fire in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MasterComputer says predicts it could will burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden of with oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].


* A fire is killed with fire in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MainComputer says it could burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden of oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].

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* A fire is killed with fire in the science fiction movie ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''. When a fire breaks out in the garden that supplies the spaceship's oxygen the MainComputer MasterComputer says it could burn for hours, endangering the entire ship. The decision is made to flood the garden of oxygen, causing a flash fire which consumes all the oxygen at once, thereby extinguishing the fire. Of course this just leads to [[AlmostOutOfOxygen more]] [[ColdEquation problems]].

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