Predicted thunderstorms on Thursday 8/5 have started a couple new fires in the north zone fire response area. The Turpin Fire is located near the Ditch Creek area of the Jackson Ranger District. Less than .10 acre in size and in heavy timber, the small fire is smoldering and creeping and has a low spread potential, Due to the national fire activity level, limited resources and dry fuel condition's all wildland fires are under a full suppression strategy with public and fire fighter safety as the highest priority. The fire is currently staffed with two helicopter crew members and the local interagency helicopter is available to support with water drops as needed. 

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Ditch Creek, Jackson Ranger District, BTNF
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