GARLAND, Texas, April 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of East Dallas is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents of Canton and surrounding communities who were affected by the tornadoes that touched down on Saturday night.
Multiple tornadoes tore through parts of East Texas causing some fatalities and damaging many homes.
"The damage left along Interstate 20 and throughout Canton is extensive," U-Haul Company of East Dallas president Jesus Terrazas said. "People lost their homes, their health and, in some cases, their lives. U-Haul is here to offer relief to struggling families. People needing a place to safely secure their possessions can count on us. We're happy to offer 30 days of free self-storage during times of need."
People seeking more information about the 30 days free self-storage assistance or needing to make self-storage arrangements should contact one of the following stores:
411 N. Northwest Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75702
410 W. Marshall Ave.
Longview, TX 75601
U-Box portable moving and self-storage containers may also be available through local U-Haul neighborhood dealers. With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box with you. U-Haul can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses or pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.
U-Haul stores offer needed supplies to help with storm recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to 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 of free self-storage assistance, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities during times of disaster as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.