The Texada Island Inn in Van Anda has sustained a fire. Reports indicate that the fire started on the second floor and the building has been badly damaged. The inn was safely evacuated. Firefighting efforts are ongoing since the call went out at 3:00 pm, with “all hands on deck” from both Texada fire departments. Texada Quarrying sent a large water tender and volunteers to help with the blaze. For updates, visit Fire Watch Powell River FB page. Pic Cred: Deniece Sulyma. Info Cred: Joseph McLean and Fire Watch Powell River.