Not the type of lifeguard you'd expect

DEPOE BAY, Ore. (AP) - September 23, 2010

This Emily is a life-saving robot.

The Depoe Bay, Oregon, Fire Department plans to test Emily tomorrow in the surf near a state park beach.

Emily is a floatation device powered by an electric motor and directed by remote control.

It has a speaker, so the operator can give instructions to the person being rescued.

Fire officials add Emily was developed by federal agencies including the Navy.

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