Fire damages Pop’s Raw Bar and Grill in Buxton

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Fire damaged Pop’s Raw Bar and Grill in Buxton Wednesday evening.

Dispatchers received a call about the fire at 5:03 p.m. The fire reportedly started underneath the building. Crews managed to extinguish the blaze fairly quickly.

There were people inside the building when the fire started, but no one was injured.

Highway 12 was blocked in both directions in front of the restaurant for about two hours so firefighters could access the fire hydrant across the street.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.