Hurricane Michael: U-Haul Expands Free Self-Storage Offer to Wiregrass Region

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DOTHAN, Ala. (Oct. 11, 2018) — U-Haul Company of Central Alabama is now offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who have been impacted by Hurricane Michael.

Hurricane Michael hit the Wiregrass region on Wednesday, knocking out power for thousands of residents and causing flooding.

“Hurricane Michael was the most powerful storm to hit Houston County in recent history,” U-Haul Company of Central Alabama president Scott Fall said. “Many of our neighbors are facing homes damaged by rain and wind.

“As a responsible corporate citizen and member of this community, U-Haul wants to help by providing 30 days of free self-storage to affected residents.”

On Monday, the U-Haul Companies of Atlanta West, Tallahassee, South Alabama and Western North Carolina extended the same disaster relief offer at 28 locations in 12 cities. Find that press release here.

Families seeking more information about the 30 days free disaster relief assistance or needing to make storage arrangements should contact the following U-Haul location:

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Montgomery Hwy.

1402 Montgomery Hwy.

Dothan, AL 36301

(334) 794-6681

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.

About U-Haul

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.

 Contact:

Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com