Fire at Citrus shopping plaza under investigation

- Firefighters in Citrus County battled an intense fire at a shopping plaza Saturday night.

The fire broke out around 11 p.m. at 1345 SE U.S. Highway 19, officials said.

Fire crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from one of the businesses in the plaza.

Part of U.S. 19 was shut down while firefighters worked to put out the blaze.

Shortly after midnight, officials said the fire was under control. The Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate the cause.


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