Firefighters in China pull 'dead man' out from river -- not expecting what happened next...

Firefighters are trained to fight fires and rescue victims in times of disaster. 

Their tough training however would not have prepared them for this.

According to Shanghaiist, a young firefighter in China made his way into a river after seeing what he thought was a dead body.

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When he approached the 'dead body' however, he found out that he man was actually not that dead.

As it turns out, the man was at the river cooling himself down when he reportedly fell asleep.

See photos of the bizarre episode in the gallery.