(CBS) – A firefighter was injured Thursday afternoon during a three-alarm fire at a West Side commercial building. Smoke could be seen for miles.

Firefighters were called to 3909 W. Harrison Street in the Lawndale neighborhood around 3:30 p.m., and the fire was quickly escalated to extra alarms requiring a greater response. The site of the fire is along the Eisenhower Expressway.

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Chicago Fire Department Spokesman Larry Langford says the fire started on the roof of the commercial building, which houses LPI Worldwide and spread to a neighboring business, Harris Ice Company and a two-story residential building.  A firefighter suffered exhaustion-related injuries, and propane tanks inside the building exploded at one point.

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The blaze was out by 5 p.m., but firefighters remained on the scene.

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A motorist shot video of a large West Side fire that could be seen from the Kennedy Expressway. (CBS)

A motorist shot video of a large West Side fire that could be seen from the Eisenhower Expressway. (courtesy: Fruehling Family)