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Oil Container Catches Greensboro Building on Fire

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area of Industrial Avenue between Pleasant Garden Road and Manufacturers Road until further notice.
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Investigators say a man's body was found in a suspicious fire at an apartment in Greensboro. They do not believe the man died from the fire.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Fire Department says a fire on Pleasant Garden Road is now contained. 

"An oil container used for heating equipment caught on fire inside the structure," said Fire Chief Dwayne Church. "It's more of a hazardous material issue now." 

The leak is now contained but officials say drivers should still avoid the area of  Industrial Avenue between Pleasant Garden Road and Manufacturers Road.