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Krispy Kreme delivers dozens of fresh doughnuts to police after truck fire

Lexington police shared posts on social media of burned truck. Officers jokingly mourning the loss Lexington police shared posts on social media of burned truck. Officers jokingly mourning the loss
Russell Knight | 04 January, 2019, 13:58

The Lexington Police Department shared photos of officers with their heads bowed as they pose in front of a Krispy Kreme truck that caught fire.

After a tweet from the Lexington Police Department "mourning" the deceased doughnut truck went viral, Krispy Kreme has offered to send the officers more doughnuts.

The truck caught fire Monday afternoon and was fully engulfed in flames by the time first responders arrived, Lexington ABC affiliate WTVQ reported.

The photos prompted other police forces across the United States to offer support.

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Other commenters online noted the doughnuts were really "krispy" after the box truck fire. "We feel your loss". 'We hope you like sprinkles'.

"This literally hurts my soul", the department commented on Facebook, along with the hashtag "I donut think we can recover from this".

"The Lexington Police Department has been blown away by the positive mesages and support received in the wake of the New Year's Eve Doughnut Truck Fire", police posted in a tweet thanking the company for the donuts and showing officers enjoying the treets.

Some police departments used memes and GIFs to express their shock and dismay.

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