MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Apple has recalled thousands of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops because their batteries may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.
The affected laptops were sold between September 2015 through February 2017 in the U.S. and Canada starting at about $2,000.READ MORE: Report: 25 AR-15 Rifles Missing From Miami Police Department's Inventory
Apple, in Cupertino, California, said it has gotten 26 reports about overheating, including 5 reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation. There have also been 17 reports of minor damage to nearby personal property.READ MORE: Broward Transit Resumes Collecting Bus Fares On June 1st
The recall involves 432,000 laptops sold in the U.S. and 26,000 sold in Canada.MORE NEWS: ‘Just Really Shaken Up’: CBS4 Crew Attacked On South Beach While Working Story About Efforts To Cut Down On Violence There
MacBook Pro owners can check here to see if their computer is recalled and if so eligible for a free battery replacement program.