U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage after Sun Prairie Tragedy

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. 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.”

Participating Location

Finally, families seeking self-storage assistance should contact the participating U-Haul facility:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Warner Park

2701 Packers Ave.

Madison, WI 53704

(608) 535-8419

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.

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