Residents treat NYPD to coffee, pizza as thanks after Chelsea explosions

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Thankful residents are treating New York police and fire department employees to coffee and pizza to thank them for their work after the explosions in Chelsea. (Facebook/Knight News via Storyful and Zach Escalante)

Thankful residents are expressing gratitude towards first responders in New York in the wake of this weekend's explosions in Chelsea.

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An employee from the 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue Starbucks hand-delivered three bags full of coffee and pastries to police and firefighters in Chelsea. The kind gesture captured on video and posted to Facebook by KnightNews.com has since gone viral.

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Residents also took the opportunity on Monday to deliver pizza to officers monitoring the site of the attack in Chelsea.

Saturday night's explosions are still under investigation.

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WTVD contributed to this report.
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