Krister East Fire: Wildfire Reported North of Canadian River Has Burned 1,546 Acres

AMARILLO - UPDATE:

According to the Texas Forest Service Website, the Krister East Fire is still 85-percent contained however has grown to 1,546 acres.

ORIGINAL:

Crews from Potter County Fire-Rescue and Texas Forest Service are at a grass fire north of the Canadian river.

The fire is north of the river and US 287 has been shut down to one lane due to the fire.

Crews were called out just after 3 p.m.

The Texas Forest Service has named the fire "Kritser East". The fire has burned 100 acres so far. It is at 5-percent containment.

We will have more information as it becomes available.


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