Solar panels catch fire on roof of Apple offices in northwest Austin

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Solar panels at a northwest Austin Apple, Inc. office complex caught on fire, Tuesday afternoon.

The Austin Fire Department says the fire on the solar panel array has been extinguished and the fire was confined to the roof of the building at 5505 W. Parmer Lane. The building was not damaged.

The building was evacuated during the fire. People were allowed back inside after around 20 minutes. The department says no one was injured.

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