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London Fire Authority votes against Boris Johnson's order

11 February 2013 Last updated at 20:47 GMT

The London Fire Authority has voted not to comply with Boris Johnson's order for a public consultation on plans to close 12 fire stations.

BBC London's Karl Mercer spoke to London Fire Authority Labour member Andrew Dismore, Lib Dem member Councillor Stephen Knight, Labour's spokesman on the Fire Authority Navin Shah and London Mayor Boris Johnson.