The power outage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lasted for around 11 hours on Sunday. By 11:30 p.m. ET, mayor Kasim Reed said, about 2,000 people had been fed. He thanked the fast food chain, which is normally closed on Sundays.
The Associated Press reported that airport workers were also passing out Dunkin Donuts and bottled water.
The power outage, which led to at least 1,500 cancelled flights, was caused by an underground fire, according to Georgia Power.
Power restored for all essential activities at— Georgia Power (@GeorgiaPower) December 18, 2017
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport pic.twitter.com/3oHcky3byM
The Associated Press contributed to this report.