Apple recalls 423K 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops due to fire hazard

Posted at 1:35 PM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 13:45:01-04

(WXYZ) — Apple announced it is recalling 432,000 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops due to a fire hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the batteries in the recalled laptops can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

The recalled laptops have a a 15.4-inch (diagonal) display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 256GB-1TB solid-state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and one HDMI port. You can check your serial number by clicking here.

Apple has received 25 reports of batteries overheating, include five reports of minor burns, one report of smoke inhalation and 17 reports of minor damage to nearby property.

People with the laptops should stop using them immediately, contact Apple and schedule a free repair. They were sold at Apple stores and other stores, and at from September 2015 through February 2017