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Intel's Arizona Chip Factory Explodes Injuring Seven People

A chip fabrication plant owned and operated by Intel was the scene of an explosion yesterday which injured seven people, according to thinq_

Several fire crews were called to the building outside Pheonix at 2pm as the the facility was evacuated. It's not clear how the seven victims were injured and an investigation is currently ongoing. several of them had shrapnel wounds and concussion and at least one is reported to be in a serious condition.

Intel's Bill Calder calmed shareholder fears that they might lose some money by assuring them that the incident had no impact on production.