Kellar Fire Grows to 643 Acres; Smoke Visible

The community of Queen is being affected by the Kellar Fire that is burning within the Lincoln National Forest. A statement late Wednesday from ther Pecos Zone Interagency Incident Management Team says no structures are currently in imminent danger. The Sitting Bull Falls trail system has been closed to the public as a precaution, until deemed safe by fire operations personnell. The statement says smoke from the fire may be visible to most people in Eddy County. The fire was started naturally by lightning last week and has now grown to 620 acres. It is still listed as zero percent contained.