Detroit Business Destroyed by Explosion, Fire

A fledgling small business in Detroit is destroyed by fire, leaving its employees without jobs just weeks away from Christmas. Darrius Hooper opened DMH Printing on 7 Mile Rd. near Southfield (MI) only a couple of months ago. He hired 12 people and business was starting to grow.

That was before an explosion and fire turned his dreams into a pile of rubble. An apparent gas explosion took out the entire building around 4 a.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported. An investigation is ongoing.

Hooper said not only has he lost everything, including thousands of dollars of equipment, his employees no longer