DETROIT (WXYZ) — A cannabis dispensary in southwest Detroit is in ruins after some kind of explosion caused the building to collapse.
Luckily, all the employees inside were able to get out in time and no one was hurt.
The Department of Public Works says streets bordering W. Fort at Miller, W. Fort at Woodmere, Dearborn at Riverside, and Dearborn at Stone are closed until further notice
Currently, DTE is working to repair electrical infrastructure that was impacted by a water main break. Officials say at this point there is no evidence to suggest this incident was caused by natural gas.
“I thought we were having an earthquake, to be honest,” said Mario Seman, owner of Stash Detroit.
When he heard cracking and hissing noises from inside his business something told Seman he needed to get everyone out.
“I came outside and everything was fine–I just saw the building rising up from the ground and uh I’m just glad everyone is okay,” said Seman.
Seman says it only took 10 minutes for destruction to unfold; falling bricks from the side of the building and now a gaping hole next door.
General manager Nick Thomas says the smell of gas has been in the area for the