U-Haul Offers Free Self-Storage after Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions

Sep 14, 2018

Three U-Haul Companies in Massachusetts and New Hampshire are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to victims and families affected by the Merrimack Valley gas explosions on Thursday night.

A series of gas explosions killed a teenager and injured at least 10 other people. Multiple communities north of Boston were forced to evacuate.

“We want to extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families,” said Scott Chase, U-Haul Company of Eastern Massachusetts president. “This region suffered a gas line failure resulting in over 40 home explosions and fires. U-Haul is here to support this community in any way possible.”

Participating Locations

U-Haul Companies of Boston, Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire have made five facilities across five cities available for the 30 days free disaster relief assistance program. Families needing more information about the program should contact the nearest participating U-Haul facility:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Danvers

179 Newbury St.

Danvers, MA 01923

(978) 739-4368

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Salisbury

6 Merrill St., Suite #15

Salisbury, MA 01952

(978) 462-3058

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Woburn-Route 128

31 Olympia Ave.

Woburn, MA 01801

(339) 227-6704

U-Haul Moving & Storage at S. Willow

515 S, Willow St.

Manchester, NH 03103

(603) 668-1762

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Pheasant Lane Mall

286 Daniel Webster Hwy.

Nashua, NH 03060

(603) 888-5371

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 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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