Owner of Detroit grocery store destroyed in fire says business will reopen

Posted at 4:38 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 18:17:46-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Metro Food Center & Pharmacy Owner Jim Farida says new checks and bonuses are being prepared and should be ready tomorrow for workers who lost them in a fire on Christmas Eve.

The investigation remains underway, and no signs of criminal activity have been found.

“We will either reopen or find a new location to have the business because that's what I want to do," Farida said. "We will keep working."

He tells 7 Action News he’s communicating with his insurance company for an update on what happens next. Stay tuned as more developments become available.