Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported the company and a police escort delivered dozens of doughnuts to the city police department Wednesday afternoon.
Thank you, @krispykreme.
— Lexington Police (@lexkypolice) January 3, 2019
Officer Kyle Mounce said no one was injured when a Krispy Kreme truck caught fire in the city on Monday, but the truck’s doughnuts were ruined. The fire’s cause was unclear as of Monday. Lexington police shared posts on social media of the burned truck and officers jokingly mourning the loss.
🙏🏻 We’re thinking of you during this difficult time…and have more doughnuts on the way! 🍩 https://t.co/9hPDMieFa1
— Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) January 1, 2019
The posts were widely shared online and police departments across the country offered their condolences. The chief marketing officer for Krispy Kreme, Dave Skena, says the company wanted to comfort the department in their time of sorrow.
No words. 😭 pic.twitter.com/eRzvxztVlG
— Lexington Police (@lexkypolice) December 31, 2018