PORTALES, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — UPDATE: A fire official told MyHighPlains.com crews that the fire has since been put out as of 8:27 p.m.

Officials with the Portales Police Department released information regarding an ongoing fire in Roosevelt County near Portales.

According to officials from the department, they said the fire reportedly started near State Highway 467 and has burned along Highway 70 towards Portales. Officials also report there being a lot of smoke in Portales.

This story is developing. Check with MyHighPlains.com for updates