2017 Broombusting Events in Powell River
Fire Chief/Director of Emergency Services
City of Powell River B.C.
Community Cuts in Powell River
April 22, Saturday, Earthday is our kick off for Invasive Species Awareness at #1 Fire Station located at 6965 Courtenay St. Powell River at 11:30 am.
Videos from broombusters.org will be shown with popcorn & hotdogs to enjoy the show! Wrap up will include Powell Rivers 1st Broombuster event where everyone will be welcome go bust some broom in bloom within the community!
“Scotch Broom is a volatile flash fuel – particularly with the mature plants. The presence of Scotch broom will increase a wildfire’s fuel load and escalate the fire’s intensity, compromising fire situations and making them more difficult to fight.”
Terry Peters – Fire Chief of Powell River