‘Out of control’ bushfires in Horsham


While much of Horsham, West Sussex is experiencing flooding our Australian namesake town is experiencing a very different situation.

Residents of Horsham, Australia are on alert after a fast-moving bushfire was recorded in the St Helens Plains area, approximately 30km south east of Horsham.

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) tweeted: “There is a fast-moving, out of control bushfire in the St Helens Plain area. Leaving now is the safest option.”

A resident of Horsham, AUS retweeted the CFA and said: “St Helens Plains is so close to Horsham. What is going on?”

Horsham, AUS is currently hosting a relief centre for those affected by bushfires at its senior citizens centre.