SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of San Bernardino is offering 30 days of free self-storage, U-Box container usage, and RV storage to residents of San Bernardino County and surrounding areas who have been evacuated from their homes or need to move belongings away from the Blue Cut fire.
U-Haul is offering free self-storage at two U-Haul-owned and -operated storage facilities while there is availability.
"We want to offer our support to the people who are being affected by this disaster," said Thomas Mitchell, U-Haul Company of San Bernardino president. "At this point, the fire is uncontained and there is smoke everywhere. It's like a scene from a movie. There have been more than 82,000 people evacuated and over 34,000 acres burned. Multiple homes and structures have burned, so we would like to offer help to the families in our community."
Families needing more information about the self-storage assistance should contact the following U-Haul store nearest you:
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Palmdale Road (Self-storage, U-Box, and RV storage)
14598 Palmdale Road
Victorville, CA 92392
U-Haul of Victorville (U-Box only)
15811 Lorene Drive
Victorville, CA 92395
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 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.