PRNewswire 9-Nov-2018 3:57 PM
VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Van Nuys/San Luis Obispo is making three facilities available to offer 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents affected by the Woolsey Fire or Hill Fire.
Brush fires broke out Thursday and spread quickly due to the Santa Ana winds, prompting mass evacuations and jeopardizing tens of thousands of homes in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.
"People are in need of a secure place to store their belongings as they evacuate the area to escape the Woolsey Fire and Hill Fire," stated Firoz Bari, U-Haul Company of Van Nuys/San Luis Obispo president.
"We want to help our neighbors in times of crisis. People can contact us or visit one of our participating facilities to take advantage of our disaster relief efforts. This is one way we can show compassion for our communities."
Families seeking additional information or needing to arrange for 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest participating U-Haul facility:
U-Haul Moving & Storage of North Hills
8500 Sepulveda Bl
North Hills, CA 91343
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Northridge
18160 Parthenia St.
Northridge, CA 91325
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Panorama City (U-Box only)
7885 Nelson Road, Unit B
Panorama City, CA 91402
With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box with you. U-Haul also can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses, or pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.
U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to its 30 days free self-storage disaster relief program, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.
The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Simply visit uhaul.com to create an online account.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 now offers customers access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the self-service options on their internet-connected mobile devices. U-Haul customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.
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