Citrus County shopping plaza damaged by fire

Posted at 1:20 PM, Aug 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-07 14:01:16-04

A fire roared through a strip shopping plaza in Crystal River, causing extensive damage Saturday night.

Citrus County firefighters battled a fire at 1439 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

Multiple emergency response units responded to the scene. A segment of US 19 was closed during the incident. 

Citrus sheriff's deputies help direct traffic away from area during the fire investigation. 

No information was released about possible injuries or amount of damage.