Update: Oct. 12 3:02 p.m.
Texas A&M Forest Service reports that the fire is 100% contained and burned about 592 acres.
UPDATE 8:21 p.m.
Texas A&M Forest Service reports that the fire, now called the “N 287 Complex” fire is estimated as having burned 400 acres and is 75% contained.
Officials said dozers have completed building a containment line around the fire and firefighters are securing the perimeter.
UPDATE 5:11 p.m.
Texas A&M Forest Service is reporting two fires in Potter County near the Moore County line.
According to the Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management, the fires are on Highway 287 near Gravel Pit road
The “South East” Fire is reported as having burned 150 acres and is 0% contained. The “North East” Fire is 250 acres and is 0% contained.
The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management said multiple crews are working the fires and, as a result, one northbound lane is closed.
Officials asked that drivers avoid the area until further notice.
MOORE COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Multiple firefighting agencies responded to a fire near the Moore County line.
Crews with MyHighPlains.com on the scene said the fires were south of Masterson and the Moore County line.
Steven Denny from Potter County Fire and Rescue said they requested help from the Texas A&M Forest Service as they worked to contain fires.
Officials from PCFR said the Dumas Fire Department and Texas A&M Forest Service responded to the scene.
Traffic in the area was disrupted following a wreck.