Firefighter Made Ill by Chemical Splash at Ormond Beach Self-Storage Facility
A firefighter who responded to a call at Simply Self Storage in Ormond Beach, Fla., on Sunday got sick after a chemical splashed on him at the scene. ...
A Self-Storage Operator’s View: Picking Up the Pieces in Joplin, Mo.
On May 22, the city of Joplin, Mo., was devastated by a Tornado so large and powerful it destroyed more than half of the city. Here's an update on the town's recovery by someone who manages three self-storage facilities in the area. ...
July 27, 2011
Vehicle Mechanical Failure Causes Fire at Virginia Beach Self-Storage Facility
A fire at Jack Rabbit Self-Storage in Virginia Beach, Va., on Friday damaged six units. ...
Wind Tears Roof From Self-Storage Facility in South Carolina
High winds tore the roof off Mini Storage For Less in Anderson County, S.C., Friday, sending it hurtling through the air. ...
Janus International Receives Approval for Windload Self-Storage Doors
Janus International Corp. received final approval from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) for its line of windload-certified doors for self-storage and commercial applications. ...
June 10, 2011
U-Haul Offers Free Storage to Victims of North Arizona Wildfires
The U-Haul Co. of Eastern Arizona is offering 30 days of free storage to residents of Northern Arizona who are being evacuated due to the ongoing wildfires. ...
Storm Destroys Building at Grand Island Mini Storage in Nebraska
A building at Grand Island Mini Storage in Grand Island, Neb., suffered serious damage Monday from a storm with strong winds and heavy rain. ...
Simply Self Storage in Michigan Acts as Drop-Off Site for Joplin Tornado Relief
Simply Self Storage in Ferndale, Mich., is now a collection site for supplies for people affected by the recent tornado in Joplin, Mo. ...
Michigan Self-Storage Facility Damaged by Possible Tornado
A possible tornado left damage in its wake at a self-storage facility in Coldwater, Mich., Sunday afternoon. Sheet metal from the facility’s roof and sides of the building were torn off and strewn across the ground. ...
June 1, 2011
Lessons From Joplin, Mo., for Self-Storage Operators
The Joplin tornado should be a wakeup call for every self-storage operator. Preparation and organization are the two things that will help you better handle these situations. ...