ALEXANDRIA, La., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- U-Haul Company of Northern Louisiana is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that caused damage throughout Central Louisiana on Sunday.
Extensive damage was done to homes and businesses across Alexandria.
"Crews are working to clean up downed trees and powerlines," U-Haul Moving & Storage at MacArthur Drive general manager Dwight Farr said. "We are already seeing heavy flooding in some of our neighborhoods. It's pretty bad."
Thousands of residents are without power.
"As a strong member of these communities, U-Haul is pleased to offer a helping hand in times of disaster," U-Haul Company of Northern Louisiana president Warren Iles said. "Residents in need deserve a safe place to store their possessions."
Families seeking more information about the 30 days free self-storage assistance or needing to make storage arrangements should contact:
2901 S. MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
3400 MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302
The Holsum Bakery location is open 24/7. Customers can rent a self-storage unit anytime with any mobile device. Go to https://uhaul247.com/ to reserve a self-storage unit.
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.
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