People call 911 after seeing ‘dummy’ hanging Christmas lights dangling from roof

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) -- There are Christmas decorations. Then, there are Christmas exclamations.

At the corner of Forest and 11th, in Boulder, if you do a double-take, you are not alone.

In fact, your first reaction might be to call for help.

Which, is exactly what happened Thursday.

Police, firefighters and paramedics showed up outside Chris Olson's Newlands neighborhood home.

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A Colorado man’s Christmas tradition brought police, firefighters and paramedics to his home on Thursday after concerned neighbors thought a dummy hanging from his roof was real.
A Colorado man’s Christmas tradition brought police, firefighters and paramedics to his home on Thursday after concerned neighbors thought a dummy hanging from his roof was real.
A Colorado man’s Christmas tradition brought police, firefighters and paramedics to his home on Thursday after concerned neighbors thought a dummy hanging from his roof was real.
A Colorado man’s Christmas tradition brought police, firefighters and paramedics to his home on Thursday after concerned neighbors thought a dummy hanging from his roof was real.
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What they soon realized was the dude dangling from the eave, is just a dummy.

The brains behind the "Clark Griswold" (from "Christmas Vacation") creation says he made the mannequin out of madness.

And while the doll is supposed to resemble him, he has no plans to take his alter-ego down until maybe Halloween.

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