04/19/2013 01:47 pm ET | Updated Apr 19, 2013

Boston Dunkin' Donuts Stays Open During Lockdown For First Responders And Police Officers (PHOTO)

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Even with the entire city locked down and looking like a ghost town, there's still one business in Watertown that -- in true Boston form -- is toughing out the chaos.

BuzzFeed confirmed this morning that four Dunkin' Donuts are still open and serving in the area ravaged by a man-hunt last night.

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The most Boston thing of all: police ask select Dunkin Donuts locations to stay open so they'll have coffee. twitter.com/DunkinDonuts/s…

— jesse von doom (@jessevondoom) April 19, 2013

"There was an automated message going around telling businesses to close," Newtown Dunkin' manager Jessica Cadorette told BuzzFeed, "but because we're Dunkin' Donuts, we called the police department and they said we didn't have to."

@indiana_jojo Our Watertown restaurant is open to serve first responders & law enforcement w/ free coffee & product. ^JG

— Dunkin' Donuts (@DunkinDonuts) April 19, 2013

Better still, they'll be serving officers and first responders free of charge.

H/T: BuzzFeed


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