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This block storm shelter can save 1,200 students

From NCMA eNews
June 6, 2019

Thanks to a new state law that requires all schools opening after September 2019 be built with storm shelters, a new educational facility in Ohio -- Fairborn Primary -- will be the first in the region to possess a tornado safe haven big enough to house 1,200 students: its gymnasium. Made out of concrete block and reinforced with steel, the structure should be move-in ready by next August. “The building itself will be secure enough to where it will sustain 250 mph winds,” said Jeff Patrick, Fairborn City Schools Director of Business Affairs. To read more, click here.