Camp Fire Evacuees: U-Haul Extends 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Red Bluff

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YUBA CITY, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2018) — U-Haul Company of Northwest California is making its Red Bluff facility available to offer 30 days of free self-storage to residents impacted by the Camp Fire.

The massive Butte County blaze had consumed more than 70,000 acres and displaced tens of thousands of residents by Friday morning.

“Most of the City of Paradise is gone, and it’s pretty much chaos coming out of there,” noted Chris Watson, U-Haul Company of Northwest California president. “A lot of families have lost their homes. Thousands more have been evacuated. I have four Team Members who live up there who aren’t sure if they’ve lost their homes. It’s devastating.

“As a good corporate citizen and caring neighbor, we want to help however we can in times of need.”

Families seeking additional information about the disaster relief assistance or needing to arrange for 30 days free self-storage should contact:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Red Bluff

2950 Main St.

Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 366-3143

U-Haul is unable to extend its disaster relief program at its Chico facility since it is in the evacuation zone. The Red Bluff facility is less than 30 miles from impacted areas.

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:

Jeff Lockridge
Sebastien Reyes 
E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com
Phone: 602-760-4941 
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