Route 1005 is preventively closed due to the fires.
And due to the ongoing forest fires in the North- du-Québec, Route 1005, which connects Matagami to Lebel-sur-Quévillon, is closed to traffic for an indefinite period.
The Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility is proposing detour routes via routes 109, 395 and 113.
The authorities invite users to monitor road conditions on the Québec 511 website.
On Friday evening, the citizens of Lebel-sur-Quévillon received a mandatory evacuation order due to #x27;a forest fire raging near the town.
Lebel-sur-Quévillon has just over 2,000 citizens.