U-Haul offering free storage for residents affected by tornado

U-Haul offering free storage for residents affected by tornado
Aerial footage shows damage from a tornado Saturday in Jonesboro. Search and rescue crews spent Sunday going through the area checking on people and damage in the region. (Source: KAIT-TV)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to help residents affected by Saturday’s tornado get back on their feet.

Several homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed with the EF-3 twister tore across Jonesboro around 5 p.m. on March 28.

To help those struggling to keep their possessions safe, U-Haul announced Sunday it would provide free self-storage.

“As people begin to pick up the pieces, they may need a secure place to stow their belongings,” said Andrew Hicks, U-Haul Company of Arkansas president. “The tornado flattened many buildings, so our neighbors are facing a long road of clean-up and recovery. We want to help by making self-storage at our Jonesboro facility available at no cost for one month.”

For more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or to arrange 30 days of free self-storage, contact: U-Haul Moving & Storage of Jonesboro, 1700 Red Wolf Blvd., at 870-932-0320.

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