COFire Aviation Considers Moving Operation From Ft. Morgan to Montrose

    The largest aerial firefighting company in Colorado wants to relocate to Montrose, and if it can reach an agreement with the county, CO Fire Aviation could be coming here from Fort Morgan in the coming months.

    CO Fire on Monday flew in planes and equipment to Montrose Regional Airport to showcase what the company uses to fight fires in Colorado and all over the western United States. CO Fire hopes to upgrade from its current hangar in Fort Morgan to the hangar at One Creative Place, which formerly housed JetAway and is located just off the MTJ property.

    “Well, we’ve outgrown our facility in Fort Morgan. We’re not tied to Fort Morgan in any way,” Chris Doyle, COO of CO Fire Aviation, told the Montrose Daily Press at Atlantic Aviation on Monday. “We’ve been considering a few different counties to move to, and Montrose just kept floating to the top of the list.”

    Read more on this story at the Montrose Press

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