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[PhoenixBJ] Explosion at Intel plant in Chandler, Arizona

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Seven people were injured this afternoon in an apparent chemical explosion at an Intel Corp. facility in Chandler.

Chandler Fire Department spokesman Brad Miller said the department responded to a call shortly after 2 p.m. about an explosion in a support room for the Fab 22 facility at 4500 S. Dobson Road in Chandler.

Miller said one victim was transported immediately to Maricopa Medical Center with severe burns. Three others were transported to Chandler Regional Hospital with less severe injuries. Three others were treated and released on site. None of the injuries are considered to be life-threatening.
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Hopefully everyone makes a full recovery. Burns can be pretty nasty to deal with.
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The machine uprising is starting..
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Ouch, I hope those people weren't hurt too bad.
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Same sir, hope everyone is alright.
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Damn, someone must have raised the Vcore a bit too high.
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Question, what can be in a cpu fab plant to cause this accident?
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The machine uprising is starting..
intel chips have become self-aware and they are revolting against thier human overlords?
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I wonder what exploded?
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Question, what can be in a cpu fab plant to cause this accident?
They use all manner of chemicals in etching and cleaning. I imagine the responsible removal of waste gases is a huge undertaking at a semi conductor plant. Perhaps something just went wrong with an exhaust system.
    
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