The technicians at Apple’s Genius Bars have been known to turn a blind eye to an iPhone with a cracked screen, or a little bit of water damage. But you’re probably not going to have much luck getting a replacement device after dropping your iPhone in molten aluminum.

After taking the initial plunge, this iPhone looks like it might actually be able to swim for safety. But when massive flames appear shortly after it resurfaces, it’s clear that in the hands of TheBackyardScientist, this iPhone has sent its last text message.

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