UPDATE: The Hutchinson Fire Department of Kansas have sent out four of their own crew members to help southern Colorado with the Black Hills Fire.

UPDATE: OCSO now says the fire is estimated at 2,000 acres in size. and is now designated the Black Hills Fire.

OTERO COUNTY, Colo. — The Otero County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) is reporting a wildland fire burning on Piñon Canyon Maneuver site.

OCSO said heavy smoke was blowing into Otero County from the south, and reports said flames were visible from Highway 350.

This is a developing story, check back here for updates.