Palm Bay Apartment Fire: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage to Victims

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents who have been displaced or impacted by a fire at The Braxton apartment complex in Palm Bay.

The fire erupted early Saturday morning, damaging at least 16 units and displacing many families.

“U-Haul is a proud member of this community, and we want to extend our thoughts and prayers to our neighbors,” said Cal Conner, U-Haul Company of Eastern Florida president. “Homes have been affected and we want to be able to give solace to people looking for a secure place to store their belongings.”

Participating Locations

U-Haul Company of Eastern Florida has made two stores available offering disaster relief. People seeking more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact the participating facility nearest them:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Palm Bay

4703 Babcock St. NE

Palm Bay, FL 32905

(321) 473-3681

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Melbourne

438 N. Harbor City Blvd.

Melbourne, FL 32935

(321) 254-7933

Customers needing cardboard boxes can utilize the in-store Take a Box, Leave a Box program. U-Haul offers an area where customers can drop off used boxes in good condition, and others can access the boxes at no cost. U-Haul encourages anyone who has reusable boxes to drop them at the nearest U-Haul store location for this purpose.

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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