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U-Haul to offer 30 days of free self-storage to those affected by tornado

Posted at 3:05 PM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 18:22:25-04

COPPERAS COVE, TX — U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents in Copperas Cove and surrounding areas that were affected by severe weather on Sunday.

Officials said a tornado touched down near Copperas Cove on Sunday and damaged nearly 200 homes in the area. No injuries were reported.

Many surrounding communities were affected by heavy winds.

The National Weather Service confirmed Monday afternoon that there was an EF-2 tornado that hit Copperas Cove.

Officials said 196 homes are damaged. Of those, officials said three are uninhabitable.

"Some of the neighbors are still assessing the damage," said Matthre McMillam, the U-Haul Company o North Austin president. "There is debris everywhere. The impact has created a need for self-storage as residents go through the clean-up process. We want to help by offering people a secure place to bring their belongings."

For those who are seeking additional information, or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage, contact the nearest U-Haul facility near you.

Here are a few facilities in the Copperas Cove area:

2711 E. Business 190

Copperas Cove, TX 76522

(254) 542-8058 U-Haul Moving & Storage of West Copperas Cove

1091 W. Hwy. 190

Copperas Cove, TX 76522

(254) 542-2277 U-Haul Moving & Storage of Centex

3501 E. Central Texas Expressway

Killeen, TX 76543

(254) 699-8334 U-Haul Moving & Storage of Killeen

102 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Killeen, TX 76541

(254) 526-9626 U-Haul Moving & Storage of Twin Creek

1507 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Killeen, TX 76543

(254) 532-3001