Protection Shelters LLC is proud to have been trusted by Southern Star Pipeline to provide for the safety of their employees in Cheyenne, Wyoming!Read More
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Protection Shelters has provided storm protection for all industries nationwide. Protecting individuals, families, schools, communities, and employees in the event of a tornado emergency isn’t just our job - it’s our passion.
Some of our many projects include storm shelters for pipelines, wind farms, Exploration Place, schools/daycares, and many more!
Installed tornado shelters for NuStar Energy to protect employees at various wind farms in Texas!Read More
Protection Shelters LLC provided an above ground steel tornado shelter to Exploration Place in Wichita, KS for their “Wild Weather” Exhibition which was on display from Sept 2019 to Jan 2020. We were pleased to partner with them to provide education and information about weather in Kansas and how to stay safe.Read More
Labette County School District 506 recently asked Protection Shelters LLC to provide 6 build on site Tornado Shelters for students, faculty and staff at 5 Elementary Schools and the county’s High School. We appreciate their confidence in us to provide life saving protections for the students of Labette County.Read More
Sunshine Daycare in Winfield, KS recently installed a shelter to protect their little ones. After installation they found peeking at it more interesting than the playground equipment!Read More
The Shawnee County Sheriff and Facilities Departments recently purchased three 10X24 above ground group shelters for the protection of their employees. All three set in place the same day, ready to use immediately!Read More
USD 258 Humboldt Elementary School now has a 30’X85′ Tornado Shelter which is going to be used as a multi-purpose facility. With it’s stucco finish painted to match the existing building, the new shelter blends right in!Read More
*PotlatchDeltic Land and Lumber recently purchased three of our 10X24 deliverable group shelters for their facility in Warren, Arkansas. We think the brick color they selected looks GREAT! *UPDATE: PotlatchDeltic was so pleased with their shelters in Warren that they have decided to purchase more shelters for another location in Arkansas! They opted for beige!Read More
Recently a customer purchased a 6X8 above ground steel garage shelter from us. After installation they sent us a note about how pleased they were with it, along with a photo of how they had “customized” the space! “Read More
For severe weather season everyone should have a disaster kit ready to go. You can keep this kit in your safe room/tornado shelter or in an easy to carry container or bag that you can take with you if necessary. SOME of the items your kit should have include: Water Food – non-perishable, easy to prepare (hand operated can opener) Flashlight Battery powered or hand crank radio (NOAA Weather radio if possible) Extra batteries First Aid Kit Medications Multi-purpose tool Sanitation/personal hygiene items Cell phone Family & emergency contact info Blankets If you have children you might want things […]Read More
Citizens of Bird City and St. Francis Kansas welcomed the installation of 10’X24′ tornado shelters May 23rd, 2017.Read More
The City of Wichita, Kansas installed a 10X16 Above Ground FEMA P-361 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.Read More
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.Read More
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 from you.” Paine says the […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
BY BRYAN DEAN firstname.lastname@example.org • 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. Above ground 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 […]Read More
“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.Read More
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 […]Read More