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http://www.totnes-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=104251&headline=Bomb%20shelter%20%20a%20%E2%80%98death%20trap%E2%80%99&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016NORAD SHELTER SYSTEMS LLC EDITOR’S NOTE: The article below is a good example of why NORAD builds shelters the way we do. Yes, they cost more than some shelters, but they are incredibly strong and long lasting.

‘The bomb shelter on the Plains was never needed thank goodness, as this type of brick and concrete slab roofed shelter was more dangerous to life than the bombs that Hitler sent,’ said Barry.

‘A nearby blast would destroy the brick work and the concrete slab of the roof would fall in, in many cases killing all those sheltering inside.

‘You were probably better off outside than in one of these shelters.’ Bomb shelter a ‘death trap’ | News | Totnes Times