UPDATE (2:45 p.m.) - Fire officials say forward progress on the fire was stopped at 2.7 acres.
The cause is being blamed on a manure pile.
Crews are expected to remain on scene for a while to mop up and make sure the fire is fully out.
ORIGINAL STORY: Winds were posing a challenge to firefighters battling a vegetation fire Friday afternoon near Los Alamos.
The so called Deer Fire started along Highway 101 around 11:15 a.m. near Four Deer Ranch.
As of 12:39 p.m., the fire was said to be two-four acres in size with strong winds producing other small fires.
Three helicopters have been requested to assist in the firefight.
No structures are threatened, fire officials say.