Islanders on Nantucket are waiting to hear of the cause of yesterdays massive blaze that destroyed the well-known Veranda House Bed and Breakfast. The hotel was a complete loss and two homes in the neighborhood as well. Nantucket Cottage Hospital treated several fire personal with injuries. The fire broke out around 7am and was so large mutual aid personnel and equipment from Cape Cod was sent to the Island to assist in the firefighting effort. Neighbors and businesses brought food and clothing to help those in need.
The Nantucket Current captured some photos before, during and after the fire.