See, this is what happens when Halloween decorations go on sale in August. The fire department in Modesto, California got a call on Thursday afternoon about a body floating in a creek.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene.

But the body turned out to be a life-sized, stuffed Dracula doll. No one's sure how it got in the water.

Modesto Fire Department
Modesto Fire Department

Read more at The Sacramento Bee.