Police mourn after doughnut van perishes in blaze

Cops mourn loss of Krispy Kreme doughnut truck

Police in Lexington, Kentucky are in mourning, after a doughnut truck caught fire as it was passing through the town.

The truck's fire was extinguished quickly and the cause remains undetermined but officers are investigating. The post is a nod to stereotype that law enforcement officers have an obsession with doughnuts.

Police forces and sympathisers around the U.S. were quick to offer condolences to their fellow officers in Lexington.

Here are a few more tweets from police departments who truly understand the gravity of this loss. Stay strong guys; tough times don't last, tough cops do.

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Meanwhile, members of the Louisville Metro Police Department were particularly impacted by the tragedy.

"This literally hurts my soul. Prayers to LPD as they deal with this loss", authorities wrote in a Facebook comment.

On Tuesday, Krispy Kreme's official Twitter account reached out to the officers and said more doughnuts are on the way. "We hope you like sprinkles".

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