MADISON, Wis., July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — U-Haul Company of Southwestern Wisconsin and Rockford is offering 30 days of free self-storage to Sun Prairie residents affected by the natural gas explosion on July 10.
Multiple downtown buildings were damaged or destroyed by the blast. Sun Prairie Fire Department Capt. Cory Barr lost his life in the explosion while working to help evacuate the area.
“Cory Barr was a beloved member of this community, and this has been a devastating time in Sun Prairie,” said Adam Sonnleitner, U-Haul Company of Southwestern Wisconsin and Rockford president. “The destruction has also displaced about 500 people in the city center. As a caring and concerned business partner, we want to make sure our neighbors in Sun Prairie have a secure place to store their belongings.”
Families seeking self-storage assistance should contact the participating U-Haul facility:
2701 Packers Ave.
Madison, WI 53704
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.
The arrival of 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. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Simply visit uhaul.com to create an online account.
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 more than 150,000 trucks, 112,000 trailers and 40,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers more than 581,000 rooms and more than 51 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.
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