U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage as Town of Moffett Evacuates

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and TULSA, Okla. (May 22, 2019) — U-Haul Companies of Arkansas and Tulsa are making three facilities available to extend 30 days of free self-storage to residents impacted by flooding near the border town of Moffett, Okla., and the River Valley region.

“They’re going to open the dam there because it’s 40 feet above capacity. They’re evacuating the town of Moffett today,” stated Andrew Hicks, U-Haul Company of Arkansas president. “Tulsa just had 12 inches of rain and it overcame their dam. All this water has fed the Arkansas River.

“This situation has created an immediate need for self-storage in the region. As a caring member of these communities, we are offering our disaster relief program to those in need at no cost for one month.”

People seeking additional information or needing to arrange 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest participating U-Haul® store location:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Fort Smith

2205 Towson Ave.

Fort Smith, AR 72901

(479) 785-4036

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Springdale

806 Twin City Ave.

Springdale, AR 72764

(479) 751-6212

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Rogers

2301 S. 8th St.

Rogers, AR 72758

(479) 282-1087

U-Haul stores offer needed supplies to help with recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. Customers should ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.

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.

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. Since 2017, U-Haul Live Verify? technology has allowed customers to conduct transactions entirely on their smartphones at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Create an online account at uhaul.com to start skipping the lines and stop worrying about store hours.

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.


Jeff Lockridge

Sebastien Reyes

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-760-4941

Website: uhaul.com