According to WMTW, a historic bed & breakfast located on the Massachusetts' island of Nantucket has been heavily damaged by a Saturday morning fire.

The fire that engulfed The Veranda House, which the article says dates back to the 17the century, was reported at about 6:45 AM on Saturday.

Fortunately, despite the early hour, everyone was able to safely make it out of the hotel.  However, one Nantucket Fire Department captain, who searched the hotel for guests, was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Additionally, several hundred people in the area surrounding the inn lost power.

You can see pictures and videos of the fire HERE

Thanks to several high speed ferries, other nearby fire departments were called in to assist.  These included Hyannis, Yarmouth and Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills.

The investigation into the fire continues.

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