Nightly News   |  August 07, 2013

Fire tears through Nairobi airport

One of the largest aviation hubs in Africa fought a blaze that forced that dozens of flights to be canceled. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> in kenya today a massive fire tore through the nairobi airport, one of the largest aviation hubs in africa. it started small but with a shortage of equipment to fight it, the blaze soon roared out of control forcing the airport to close and dozens of flights to be cancelled. no apparent terrorist connection and, surprisingly, no serious injuries there.