Early Morning Fire At Detroit Strip Mall

DETROIT (WWJ) – A fire at a Detroit strip mall has cost dozens of people their jobs.

The smell of smoke thickened the air around Telegraph and Seven Mile near the Glory Supermarket and Family Dollar that caught on fire Thursday morning.

“For our understanding, from the fire department people, they said that someone put some fire in a basket and pushed it towards the store and then lit the whole store,” says store manager Marvick Kashat.

Kashat says everybody got out okay including the two stock employees that were inside. No firefighters were injured. He says about thirty employees are going to be without a job until the store is rebuilt.

“We wish we’re going to be getting our jobs back again…” says Kashat, “We’re going to be without jobs, God knows how long.”

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.
Hump Day Drinks: 8 Cheery Cocktail RecipesNow that you've made it through half the work week, it's time to celebrate!

Watch & Listen