2 SoCal U-Haul companies offer free 30-day storage to Thomas Fire, Creek Fire victims

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
A U-Haul business in Southern California is shown in a stock photo.
A U-Haul business in Southern California is shown in a stock photo.

CANYON COUNTRY, SANTA CLARITA (KABC) -- Two Southern California U-Haul companies are offering free 30-day self storage and U-Box container use for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and Creek Fire.

The U-Haul Company of San Fernando Valley and Van Nuys/San Luis Obispo made seven self-storage facilities across six cities available to residents who want to use the 30-day disaster relief program.

The following locations are providing the assistance:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Altadena

2320 N. Lincoln Ave.

Altadena, CA 91001

(626) 791-0952

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Sun Valley

7721 Hollywood Way

Burbank, CA 91505

(818) 768-4100

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Canyon Country

27150 Sierra Hwy.

Canyon Country, CA 91351

(661) 251-4444

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Atwater Village

2671 Fletcher Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90039

(323) 664-3516

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Panorama City (U-Box only)

7885 Nelson Road, Unit B

Panorama City, CA 91402

(818) 574-3359

U-Haul Moving & Storage of East Pasadena

3559 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 795-2102

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Pasadena

552 S. Raymond Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 795-6888

The Thomas Fire, which has burned 50,000 acres in Ventura County, started in an area north of Santa Paula Monday night and ripped through the area into the city of Ventura within hours. It has caused thousands of people to evacuate their homes and burned hundreds of those structures.

Amid the strong, dry winds, the Creek Fire in Sylmar erupted and also promoted evacuations and destroyed residences Tuesday afternoon.

As of Tuesday night, neither blaze was contained.