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Central Fire Victims: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage

ANTHEM, Ariz. (June 23, 2020) — U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents impacted by the Central Fire in New River and the Aquila Fire just south of Anthem.

The Central Fire has burned approximately 4,000 acres with 23% containment. The Aquila Fire has grown to 1,000 acres. Officials have asked residents to evacuate.

“These fires started quickly and are continuing to burn through brush and heavy vegetation,” stated Jesse Ashdown, U-Haul Company of Northwest Phoenix president. “With evacuation orders in place, people are in need of storage space to protect their belongings.”

People seeking more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact the nearest participating location:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Anthem Way

42301 N. 41st Drive

Anthem, AZ 85086

(623) 465-4862

U-Haul Moving & Storage at I-17 & Deer Valley

21621 N. 26th Ave.

Phoenix, AZ 85027

(623) 580-4000

U-Haul offered one month of free self-storage on June 11 to Bighorn Fire victims in the Tucson area. U-Haul also extended the offer on June 17 to Bush Fire evacuees near the Tonto National Forest. Those offers are ongoing at participating U-Haul-owned and –operated storage facilities and is subject to availability.

As an essential service provider, U-Haul is open to meet the needs of its communities. For details on what U-Haul has done to enhance cleaning protocols, protect Team Members and customers, and encourage the use of programs that inherently promote social distancing and contactless business, please reference our multi-media press release: “Moving Safely and Smartly during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

About U-Haul

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of 22,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 167,000 trucks, 120,000 trailers and 43,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 697,000 rooms and 60.7 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.

Contact:

Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com