Flooding in Western Quebec: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage

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3 facilities available to help residents with lockers as the Ottawa River overflows

DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, Que. (April 19, 2019) — U-Haul Company of Western Quebec is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents near Laval and Boisbriand, north of Montreal, as well as Gatineau, north of Ottawa, where flooding has been significant and is likely to worsen.

The overflowing Ottawa River, caused by several days of rain and large amounts of melting ice from the harsh winter, have flooded streets and homes. This has created an immediate need for secure and dry self-storage lockers where people can bring their possessions.

“Our communities are facing trouble with the rising waters, and we want them to know U-Haul is able to help,” said Claude Boucher, U-Haul Company of Western Quebec president. “We’re making three facilities available where people can store their belongings for one month at no cost.”

Families seeking more information about the 30 days of free self-storage assistance or needing to make self-storage arrangements should contact:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Boisbriand

1700 Lionel-Bertrand

Boisbriand, QC J7H1N7

(450) 434-8253

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Gatineau

266 Rue Saint-Louis 

Gatineau, QC J8P8B3

(819) 669-5335

U-Haul Entreposage de Laval

1155 Autoroute Chomedey 

Laval, QC H7W5J8

(450) 231-0884

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across Canada and the U.S. 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.

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 
Website: uhaul.com