CAMPBELL RIVER –Patrons of a popular downtown Campbell River restaurant are shocked and saddened at the loss of a favourite sushi spot after it went up in flames Sunday evening.
"I found out this morning at about 6:30 (a.m.). My buddy told me it had burned down. I was kind of shocked about it because Campbell River doesn't have much for good sushi places anymore." said long-time customer Casey Nystrom.
"It's a lot of people's favourite restaurant, you can't beat it and it just kind of sucks," added another customer, Chris Janicki.
"Unfortunately for Campbell River residents, we're down one sushi restaurant," he said.
Crews responded to the fire at Miki's Sesame Sushi on the Island Highway shortly after 10 p.m., after receiving several 911 calls about the restaurant and building being on fire.
"The first truck arrived on scene, heavy smoke and fire (was) showing from the second …