Flooding in Western Quebec: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage

U-Haul Company of Western Quebec is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents near Laval and Boisbriand, north of Montreal, as well as Gatineau, north of Ottawa, where flooding has been significant and is likely to worsen.

The overflowing Ottawa River, caused by several days of rain and large amounts of melting ice from the harsh winter, have flooded streets and homes. This has created an immediate need for secure and dry self-storage lockers where people can bring their possessions.

“Our communities are facing trouble with the rising waters, and we want them to know U-Haul is able to help,” said Claude Boucher, U-Haul Company of Western Quebec president. “We’re making three facilities available where people can store their belongings for one month at no cost.”

Families seeking more information about the 30 days of free self-storage assistance or needing to make self-storage arrangements should contact:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Boisbriand

1700 Lionel-Bertrand

Boisbriand, QC J7H1N7

(450) 434-8253

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Gatineau

266 Rue Saint-Louis 

Gatineau, QC J8P8B3

(819) 669-5335

U-Haul Entreposage de Laval

1155 Autoroute Chomedey 

Laval, QC H7W5J8

(450) 231-0884

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across Canada and the U.S. 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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