2-Alarm fire burns at Federal Way strip mall (PHOTOS)

FEDERAL WAY -- Firefighters were on the scene of a 2-Alarm fire Tuesday morning in Federal Way.

The fire burned in the 29000 block of Pacific Highway South at a strip mall.

An awards store, Wilson Awards.com, was damaged in the blaze, officials said. No injuries were immediately reported. At 9 a.m., it appeared the fire spread to a neighboring tattoo parlor.

Pacific Highway South was closed in both directions as firefighters worked against the blaze, and officials encouraged drivers to avoid the area.