The Modesto Fire Department could breathe a sigh of relief when an emergency call turned into something else entirely.
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A security employee at the E.&J. Gallo Winery in Dry Creek called 911 when he spotted what he thought to be a body in the creek, reports Modesto Bee.
Firefighters arrived on the scene and made their way toward the body.
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The mood immediately changed when the ‘body’ turned out to be a life-sized Count Dracula doll.
“For sure, that’s a better outcome than having to pull somebody up who’s demised or injured,” said Battalion Chief Randy Anderson.
Capt. Jair Juarez held the doll up for a picture with a giant smile on his face.
It is unknown how or why the doll found its way to the area.