The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.
It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.
With the recent deadly tornadoes that tore through North Texas and Oklahoma, more people are thinking about in stalling storm shelters or safe rooms. Now the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is helping foot the bill for some of those rooms.
Storm shelter businesses in North Texas can hardly keep up with demand after a series of deadly tornadoes hit North Texas and Oklahoma.
After seeing the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, some Texans are thinking about their own safety. Phones have been ringing off the hook at Texas companies that sell or install in-ground safe houses or shelters.
The CBS 11 I-Team took a closer look at schools in our area, uncovering information on which districts have underground shelters, which don’t and why.
With devastating storms across the country and here in North Texas, the storm shelter business has been busy. And one of the best-kept secrets in town is for Tarrant County residents.