Two people had to be treated for smoke inhalation after fire occurred on board the "Nordstar" on July 25, 2014, while the ship was docked at Vigra. The fire started in the hold of the ship. Two workers at the site were brought to the emergency department of the hospital. The fire was reported at 9:45 a.m., and there was considerable smoke.
The fire was extinguished by the crew already when the the fire department arrived. Smoke divers of the fire brigade went through the ship to rule out that there were more people on board. A total of 18 people had been on board when the fire started at the deepwater wharf of Subsea 7 at Gjøsund. The cause of the fire was investigated by the police. It broke out when the additional plates and insulation were installed in the cargo hold.
Norwegian report with photos: