A bushfire in Western Australia that had been threatening
lives and homes is now control.
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 (local time) on
December 23 but the Department of Fire and Emergency Services
(DFES) said the flames reignited on Monday and jumped
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."