A dummy has been allowed to join the Richland Fire Department, but it's actually very smart.

Richland Fire officials say this new addition could potentially help save a lot of lives. He (it, her?) is officially known as SIM MAN ALS, or simulation mannequin advanced life suport.

It's a $30,000 CPR Emergency training mannequin that will allow First Responders to practice a very wide variety of life saving techniques that officials say will definitely save lives. The unit is one of the most advanced available today, and is capable of being intibated and even given an IV.  To find out more about this smart 'dummy,' click on the button below.