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  • ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - U.S. Representatives Val Demings (center) and Darren Soto (left), with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson on hand, held an informative disaster assistance workshop at Valencia College's west campus Monday. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.
    VIDEO | ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - U.S. Representatives Val Demings (center) and Darren Soto (left), with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson on hand, held an informative disaster assistance workshop at Valencia College's west campus Monday. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

U-Haul Extends 30 Days of Free Self-Storage to Jacksonville Area Wildfire Victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., (FNN NEWS) —U-Haul Company of Jacksonville is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents in and around Jacksonville who have been or will be impacted by the outbreak of wildfires.

Firefighters have been battling the 134,000-acre West Mims fire near the FloridaGeorgia line, and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue department has been on the scene of several wildfires this week.

“There is smoke in the air and people have been advised to stay indoors,” U-Haul Company of Jacksonville president Shalon Lillard said. “Some residents have been displaced, so U-Haul wants to step up and make sure these families have a safe place to keep their belongings.”

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

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Mayport
1650 Mayport Road
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
(904) 249-9934

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Amelia Island
1830 S. 8th St.
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 491-6966

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Argyle
8115 Blanding Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(904) 573-7940

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Downtown Jacksonville
400 W. Ashley St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 358-9909

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Edgewood Ave.
1651 W. Edgewood Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 764-2516

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Jacksonville Heights
9433 103rd St.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 772-8592

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Mandarin
11490 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32223
(904) 292-9404

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Normandy Blvd.
5481 Normandy Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 786-2424

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Oak Hill
7052 103rd St.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 573-8912

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Phillips & Emerson
3435 Phillips Hwy.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 398-3016

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Regency
9411 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 720-1932

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Jacksonville
5630 Phillips Hwy.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 731-1383

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Wesconnett
6805 103rd St.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 772-8207

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Westside Jacksonville
6100 Blanding Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(904) 772-8704

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Orange Park
701 Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32065
(904) 276-9530

U-Haul Moving & Storage of St. Augustine
3524 U.S. Hwy. 1 S.
St. Augustine, FL 32086
(904) 797-3667

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 stores offer needed supplies to help with recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.

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 of free self-storage assistance, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities during times of disaster as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.

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