Job cuts and/or early retirement are also on the table.
A union official calls the plan the biggest threat to the brigade since World War II.
That's not an exaggeration in Clerkenwell's case.
German bombs narrowly missed the 19th Century-era fire station during the blitz.
On Aug. 17, the BBC released the following "leaked" list of stations:
- New Cross
They properties would probably fetch considerable sums if put up for sale.
The Evening Standard said some engines would be re-assigned to Chiswick, East Greenwich, Euston, Hendon, Orpington, Purley, Southgate, Stanmore and Twickenham.
The bottom line: Fewer fire engines and fewer firefighters on London's streets.