Photo shows incredible work firefighters accomplished in 1 hour near Breck

BRECKENRIDGE - Firefighters work incredibly hard, and a before and after photo shows just how much progress crews made in an hour of hard work in Summit County. 

Wildland firefighters and air support have been battling the Peak 2 Fire in Summit County since Wednesday afternoon. 

The town of Breckenridge was put on warning to evacuate if the flames spread. 

For the latest on the Peak 2 Fire: Wildfire burning in Summit County

Tony Cooper sent 9NEWS two photos from downtown Breckenridge. The first, posted to Instagram around 3:30, shows a large plume of black smoke towering over the town. 

An hour later, he sent a Tweet to 9NEWS with a new photo: and it showed amazing progress. 

On your mobile phone? See the before and after here.

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