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VIDEO: Supply ship fights fire on Cook Inlet offshore platform

A stubborn fire on a Cook Inlet natural gas platform near Nikiski on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 2 triggered the evacuation of four workers but caused no injuries, authorities say.

In this video, shot around 9 a.m. on Oct. 2, Ocean Marine Services Inc. supply vessel Discovery fights the fire on Hilcorp.'s Baker platform with approximately 4,000 gallons of water per minute.

The Nikiski Fire Department also shot video of the platform at 3 p.m. Thursday, once the fire had subsided.

Read more: No injuries, no spills reported in Cook Inlet offshore platform fire