UPDATE Tuesday 11am: A bushfire in Western Australia that had been threatening lives and homes is now control.

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UPDATE Tuesday 11am: A bushfire at Wundowie near North is burning within containment lines and poses no threat to lives or homes.

Authorities say that residents are no longer in danger in Kingia Road in the eastern part of Wundowie in the Shire of Northam, about 90km northeast of Perth.

The blaze was first reported at 2.30pm on December 23 but the Department of Fire and Emergency Services said the flames reignited on Monday and jumped containment lines.

It started north of Coates Road between Hawkes Road and Sims Road and is now burning within containment lines.

“There is no threat to lives or homes but there is a lot of smoke in the area,” a DFES spokesman said.

“Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.”

A bushfire advice remains in place for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway, between the Onslow Road turnoff and the Red Hill Road turnoff, in the Shire of Ashburton

Several fires are burning on either side of North West Coastal Highway, causing a potential smoke hazard for motorists.

There is no threat to lives or homes. Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date if you are travelling through this area.