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Fire in the Night

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Genre: Factual
Production Year: 2015
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Producer: STV Productions

30 years after the world's worst offshore oil disaster we chronicle the tragic events that occurred on the Piper Alpha rig on the 6th of July 1998. It was a cataclysm that killed 167 men and left only 61 survivors, each of whom had to fight for their lives to escape the huge, labyrinthine structure and the flames that were consuming it. Chronicling events from the first explosion to the last rescue we hear from those who survived, many of whom have never spoken publicly about the events before.

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