Military Strikes Cause Boom In Underground Bunker Business

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DALLAS (CBS11) – The Trump administration’s increased military strikes might cause fear for some people. But for one North Texas man, it means big bucks.

Nora Holloway of Dallas is one of those folks who is concerned about the state of the world.

Citing the recent bombings in Syria, Afghanistan and the growing tension with North Korea, Holloway posted online to see if anyone wanted to “go in” on an underground bunker.

“I’m in no position to buy one,” said Holloway. “However, I think that for a lot of people that is a serious concern and a lot of people have done so and will be doing so.”

The interest level Holloway is expressing is an understatement.

“If I took 30 people and I worked 7 days a week and 24 hours a day, I still wouldn’t be caught up right now,” said Clyde Scott of Rising S Bunkers in Murchison, Texas.

Scott said there is around a three-month backlog for one of his subterranean shelters.

“They don’t really call me and ask me about the price or colors,” said Scott. “They say how fast can they get it.”

The list is only growing with each bomb dropped and threat levied.

“You should have got it 6 months ago,” said Scott. “You shouldn’t wait until the threat, until the fuse is lit on the rocket.”

The most basic model is 100 square feet of protection that is installed for around $45,000.

Scott said the most common is a 500 square-foot model for a family of four that runs for around $120,000.

The bunkers have all the amenities of home, are solar powered and surrounded by 100 percent steel.

Scott said only an imagination and wallet stand in the way.

“Doomsday crazy person, ‘prepper’ that’s all kind of nutty that people make them out to be… they don’t have $3.5 million to buy a 5,500 square-foot bunker. Right?” questioned Scott.

While all of his clients are kept confidential, Scott said everyone from star athletes, Forbes 500 CEOs and maybe even an unsuspecting next door neighbor is investing underground without anyone noticing.

“I’ve sold to billionaires and I’ve sold to average Joe’s,” said Scott.

Holloway said she does not have the money but can at least dream.

“It would prepare people, myself specifically for what could and very well may happen in the future,” said Holloway.

Find a list of models here.

The most expensive model offered is “The Aristocrat.”

For $8.3 million, the model comes with a pool, bowling alley and gun range.

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One Comment

  1. Raleigh Wood says:

    Sounds like a very expensive grave and the most unemagenel way to die.

    1. Carl Ball says:

      you are right a very expensive burial chamber if you can’t open the hatch or door from the rubble! that’s why when i come into money i will move at least 100 miles from any city and build a earthen house solar power and ac generators to charge the batteries when the sun don’t shine which if it does happen will be several years! so bundle up and buy a snow blower and rock salt. lol

    2. Unemagenel?

      How many mistakes can a man make in just one word…before it is fair to call him incompetent?

  2. A fool and their money…

  3. Vincent Jay says:

    If I had eight million dollars burning a hole in my pocket, I might go for it.

  4. LMAO.
    Somebody loves every golf shot!!!

  5. Carl Ball says:

    i guess you people missed that bomb dropped on the mountain chain with cave hide outs and such. build a bunker, but you probably will die down there if you cannot open the hatch or door! first off the rubble has collapsed around your bunker and if you can’t open you can’t dig! you get the picture just like those isis fighters in those caves or when we struck the weapons bunkers in syria, if you were in them you aren’t coming out

  6. Brus Al says:

    If you are at ground zero, your relatively shallow bunker will not protect you. If you want shielding from radioactive fallout a distance from any blast, you’ll realistically want 10 feet of solid ground above and about you (irradiated water can easily seep through the advertised 3 ft soil berm most build above their bunkers. Nonetheless, if you do survive the war, the chances of surviving the aftermath indefinitely are tenuous. If all energy grids go down in an attack, those not killed in the volley of conventional & nukes will be killed by the melt down of the nuclear plants which are scattered about the perimeter of the US. Those in places like WY, CO, UT, MT, OR, NM, ND, SD, ID, & NE where there are not commercially run nuclear power plants will probably already have been obliterated in the first strikes due to large military presences in these areas so the concomitant radiation “clouds” spewing inward from the perimeter melted down nuke plants won’t make any difference in the long run.

  7. Zardoz Wiz says:

    6 months in there should starve out the millions of drones and deadbeats. after that its guns and transport

  8. soon to be followed by the bunker busting bomb boon

  9. Of course these idiots buying one have zero survival skills if they happen to survive whatever they are hiding from.

  10. fools and their money are easily parted.

  11. Jim Guelde says:

    A lot of the people buying shelters are the same ones cheering our meddling in yet another Mideast tar-baby. The same ones supporting our demonization of Russia and the placing of NATO troops at Russia’s borders.

  12. “Military Strikes Cause Boom In Underground Bunker Business.” I would take what this faux news reporter is saying with a grain of salt. If there was in fact this wave of bunker building, the enviro-wackos would be demonstrating and burning cars in every major city because some unheard of rodent or insect was endangered by all the bunkers springing up….and I’ve definitely not seen that happening. The true subliminal message here is “Trump is evil and he is causing totalitarian dictators to poison their people with gas, and threaten the US with nuclear strikes.” An excellent example of biased, baseless babble called “news.”

  13. John Clement says:

    Does anyone of those people have a plan for when they come out and meet all the hungry angry people left on the top? Those people will be the toughest of the lot since they managed to survive and they will have had plenty of time to gather firearms and ammo. Or what will happen if the people left on top find their air vents and pour some gas down there then light a match?

  14. Vox Veritas says:

    No one left to collect on the warranty when it turns out not to be MOAB-proof.

  15. But … but … I don’t WANT a boom in my bunker! Outside with boom, please!

  16. Samuel Green says:

    The last place on earth that you want to be in is a bunker. It’s far to easy to compromise their air supply. Bad guys just find the air intake, plug them or drop in a few gallons of bleach and out the bunker people pop up, just to have the bad guys play whack a mole, then rob them of their supplies.

  17. Jeff Mason says:

    We have a long, long tradition to uphold here and the War Machine demands attention-money. Bombs away!


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