Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Flash fire hits Intel plant in Arizona

The fire was in a "support building" next to an Intel fabrication facility--referred to as a "fab," Intel spokesman Bill Calder said in a response to an e-mail query. Among the seven injuries, one was serious, Calder said.

Five people went to the hospital, and the others were treated and released, according to an update from Intel late this evening.

The support area contains solvents used as part of the manufacturing process, according to Intel.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20069890-64/flash-fire-hits-intel-plant-in-arizona/#ixzz1OewKXA4K

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