Two-alarm fire in progress at The Christmas Mouse in Nags Head

The fire involved the rear of the building adjacent to a communications tower. [Whitney Harris photo]

A two-alarm fire was in progress Friday afternoon at The Christmas Mouse in Nags Head.

The rear section of the two-story structure at 2401 South Croatan Highway was fully involved. The fire was reported at 2:25 p.m.

Fire departments from Southern Shores to Stumpy Point were being dispatched to either respond to the scene, or provide back-up coverage elsewhere.

The small pine thicket to the north of the building had also caught on fire.

Traffic on all roads in the milepost 10 area was at a standstill at 2:40 p.m.

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