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BIRD CITY AND ST. FRANCIS KANSAS IN CHEYENNE COUNTY

Citizens of Bird City and St. Francis Kansas welcomed the installation of 10’X24′ tornado shelters May 23rd, 2017.   

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CITY OF WICHITA BROOKS LANDFILL

The City of Wichita, Kansas installed a 10X16 Above Ground FEMA P 361 Rated shelter at the Brooks Landfill to provide for the safety of their employees at that location.  When minutes count, having a safe place to go when the inevitable Kansas severe weather strikes is vitally important.  With this installation the City of Wichita can rest assured that those at Brooks Landfill can ride out the storms in safety.

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Department of Energy Group Shelter

Recently, we were asked by the Department of Energy to build a group shelter for their employees. Once built, we delivered it to their Paducah, KY location.  

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Staying safe during severe weather

Do you have a safe place to go during severe weather? Protection Shelters build tornado shelters for homes, families, businesses, to schools.

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Tornado shelters on the minds of Kansans

Courtesy of KAKE News 10 El Dorado, Kan. — When there was threat of severe weather, Rhonda Lassley says she used to start calling around to find the nearest available storm shelter. Lassley and her husband Jerry are residents of the Country Side Mobile Home Park in El Dorado. It’s an old park and the former tornado shelter collapsed a few years ago. Country Side Park co-owner Gabe Paine says as part of an overall park renovation, two new tornado shelters were put in two weeks ago. “You’ve got to keep people safe,” Payne said. “They’re renting the property […]

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Is your business ready for severe weather?

Courtesy of KWCH 12 News. You need protection not only at home, but also at work. Protection Shelters builds storm shelters for the masses from apartment complexes to businesses to boy scouts camps. Protection Shelters builds shelters with multi-purposes. The shelters are not only functional, but they’re also tested up against top wind speeds to keep you safe during severe weather. Dale Zogleman was recently featured on Brett and Sierra Show to discuss how you can protect your business with a multi-purpose storm shelter. http://www.kwch.com/brettandsierrashow/content/news/Is-your-business-ready-for-severe-weather–376435411.html

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Protection Shelters featured again on the Brett and Sierra Show

Dale Zogleman with Protection Shelters was recently featured on KWCH 12’s the Brett and Sierra Show to show you how to keep your family safe with shelters that become a safe room for your family during severe weather and have been tested to survive wind gusts with an excess of 250 mph. They are also handicap accessible and pet-friendly.

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Protection Shelters featured on the Brett and Sierra Show

Dale Zogleman with Protection Shelters was recently featured on KWCH 12’s the Brett and Sierra Show to show you how to keep your family safe with different types of storm shelters.

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Weir Southeast Elementary School Shelter

Because of their proximity to Joplin, Missouri; USD 247 was all too aware of the devastation a tornado can bring. Determined to have a safe place for their elementary students, there will be a new addition to the Southeast Elementary school campus when students return to school beginning in the Fall of 2015, a recently completed 1,886 square foot tornado shelter/saferoom. This shelter will also be open to the public during tornado emergencies and is the only public tornado shelter in the city of Weir. Built to FEMA 361 and NSSA ICC 500 standards this structure will be utilized […]

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Protection Shelters did a great job

Thank you so much for the attention to detail and the hard work your team did when leveling the ground for my shelter, and then getting it into place. Your guys asked my opinion and preference on the finer details and then they set about making it happen. They did a great job and I really appreciate the extra work spreading the gumbo around the base of the shelter, too. Before your men were out of the park, a couple stopped and asked if they could look at my shelter. They had the ground tour and were given some […]

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Erie Elementary School Shelter

In late August of 2013 Protection Shelters LLC completed construction on a 2080 square foot safe room for Erie Elementary School in Erie, Kansas. The shelter will also serve as 2 auxiliary classrooms, as well as providing restrooms with handicapped accessibility. HVAC, electricity and water fountains are also included. Entrances are located on the NW corner as well as the S side of the shelter providing easy access for not only those in the elementary building, but students and staff from the Pre-School building as well. Battery back-up has also been installed allowing for an additional 2 hours of […]

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Oklahoma tornadoes: Aboveground shelters stood up in face of EF5 Moore tornado

BY BRYAN DEAN bdean@opubco.com • Modified: May 31, 2013 at 10:06 pm • Published: May 31, 2013 Part of the terror of an EF5 tornado like the one that hit Moore on May 20 is the notion that nothing aboveground can survive a direct hit and the 200 mph winds that rip homes off foundations. But that’s not exactly true. Aboveground storm shelters held up exceptionally well in the tornado and could be a better choice than a traditional underground storm cellar, said Larry Tanner, a research associate at the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University. Tanner was […]

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Environmental Health and Safety Dept of Tamko Building Products

“We value our employees and we want the very best protection for them and that is why we chose PROTECTION SHELTERS LLC to build our tornado shelter.” Logan Robinson EH&S Tamko Building Products Inc.

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Tornadoes Strike Quivira Wildlife Refuge

Written By Michael Pearce The Wichita Eagle Published  April 18, 2012, at 7:49 p.m. Updated  April 19, 2012, at 3:27 p.m. View the entire article here: http://www.kansas.com/2012/04/18/2302095/tornadoes-carve-out-wild-week.html QUIVIRA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Tiffany Vincent came to Kansas to burn prairie grass. But much of this week shes been taking a chain saw to huge trees. Sometimes tornadoes happen, said Vincent, an Iowa Conservation Corps member working at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Her six-person crew spent much of Saturday night in a cramped, above-ground shelter as two tornadoes cut paths up to a half-mile wide through the refuge. It kind of […]

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Protection Shelters Builds Tornado Shelter for Shell Oil Company

This is an article from the Harper Advocate detailing our delivery of a mobile above ground tornado shelter to the Shell Oil Company in Harper.

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Protection Shelters Builds Storm Shelter for Sargent, Nebraska Housing Authority

These 2 shelters were placed in Sargent, NE for a small housing authority. The customer ordered in 8×8 and 8×10, two different sizes to accommodate their shelter needs. Shelters were painted to match other buildings and required a crane to set in place. We build shelters 4’ x 4’ to 100’ x 100’, for occupancy of one person to several hundred people. All components used in our shelters have been tested at Texas Tech Wind Science and Debris testing and have passed impact testing for F5 or winds in excess of 250 mph. Shelters are designed using stamped engineered drawings that […]

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Protection Shelters Builds 25 x 25 Tornado Shelter for Almond Tree Group

Protection Shelters is a design and build Company based on your needs and wants and also complies to meet all the specifications of FEMA 361 2nd edition and comply with National Storm Shelters ICC (International Code Council) 500 2008. This shelter had requirements that allowed occupants handicap accessibility from the apartment complex (host building) without going outside. Building was insulated, HVAC, battery backup lighting, 2 Doors meeting FEMA standards. Both doors handicap accessible painted to match existing building. New 5’ concrete walk poured around shelter for ease of access. Interior was insulated , sheet rocked and painted to make […]

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Protection Shelters Builds 30 x 35 Tornado Shelter for Georgia Pacific Gypsum Corporation, Acme, Tx

This storm shelter was built for Georgia Pacific Gypsum Corporation, Acme, Tx. It will be used as a multi purpose room for safety meetings, safety orientation and a tornado shelter. The 30×35 Storm Shelter, built per Texas stamped sealed drawings. Drawings complied with State of Texas building codes. The specifications of Fema 361 addition and ICC/NSSA Standard for the design and construction of storm shelters.Unit has 3 tons of HVAC units, 1 on each wall for movement of air and ultimate comfort during tornadoes. Bathroom was roughed in (piping only) for sewer, water, drain, only and all piping stubbed through floor and exterior wall […]

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Protection Shelters Builds 31 storm shelters in 31 days for Joplin, Missouri

The concrete 10 x2 0 storm shelters were built with 8″ walls, roofs and ceilings, 1 3/4 mile reinforcing steel. Each shelter weighed approximately 70,000 pounds. All materials used were tested at National Storm Shelter Association. The project was done in 100 plus degree weather with a 31 day deadline. 31 storm shelters in 31 days. We had to get the plans drawn, construct the shelters, shelters cured in a timely manner to meet all the testing criteria for concrete. The shelters were skim coated, stuccoed and painted white to look aesthetically pleasing in the Macy’s parking lot. The 31 shelters […]

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Joplin Press Release: Thirty-one concrete and steel tornado shelters built after EF5 tornado hit Joplin May 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joplin students to be sheltered by new structures designed to withstand 250-mph winds JOPLIN, MO.—Aug. 16, 2011— When the 7,743 students in Joplin, Mo., head back to school tomorrow, they will have a safe place to seek shelter if another storm strikes. Thirty-one concrete and steel tornado shelters made to withstand winds in excess of 250 miles per hour have been installed in Joplin by Protection Shelters, LLC, of Wichita, Kan. The EF5 tornado that hit Joplin May 22 killed 160 people and injured more than 900 others, devastating much of the city with winds exceeding […]

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