Fire personnel are monitoring the Turkey Fire on the Springerville Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. The Turkey Fire is located about 4 miles south of Big Lake, between forest service road 68 and Home Creek. Fire size is estimated at 1/10th acres. The lightning-caused fire was first observed on July 22, 2023, and is spreading at a low rate in heavy dead and down fuels from the Wallow Fire of 2011. A local fire crew and a type 6 engine are assigned to the incident.