Crews responding to fire near Dan Ryan expressway

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Emergency crews continue to battle a fire Thursday afternoon on the South Side near the Dan Ryan Expressway.

Crews were called to a smoky fire in a vacant building in the 5000 block of South Wells about 4:30 p.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

No injuries have been reported, Knight said.

Illinois State Police said smoke from the fire was not affecting traffic on nearby I-80/94.

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