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Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Police have arrested a man who was the suspect in an alleged aggravated assault that occurred at a Prescott self storage facility. At the center of the incident are the dogs of the two men. Donald Robertson is being accused of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct by Prescott police after being accused of stabbing by an unnamed victim.

According to the local CBS news outlet, the victim went to the facility to assist a friend in retrieving items from his self storage unit and left a small dog in his car. The victim reported seeing Robertson near his vehicle along with a large dog that was barking and growling at his pet. Robertson was asked…

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

When devastating hurricane and severe storms hit Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas, one self storage facility stepped in to provide assistance to the people affected there and those in neighboring towns. U-Haul is offering 30 days of free storage…

Self Storage Association President Shaves Head to Fight Cancer

Self Storage Association President Shaves Head to Fight Cancer

“Every three minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer.” That is what the St. Baldrick’s Foundation reminds people who visit its donation site and it has motivated at least one self storage professional to help. In a remarkable show of…

Students Win Big Analyzing Self Storage

Students Win Big Analyzing Self Storage

As the semester winds to a close, most students who live on campus are busy searching for self storage to prepare for returning home in the summer. While those students were getting ready to work on tan lines, students from…

America Has More Self Storage Facilities than McDonald's

America Has More Self Storage Facilities than McDonald's

Which does America like more – hoarding or fast food? While we do have a population that struggles with obesity, it seems as if our love of holding onto items outweighs that for fast food. A new report issued by…

SmartStop Self Storage Takes on Tour of California

SmartStop Self Storage Takes on Tour of California

SmartStop’s cycling team has proven that it is indeed a force to be reckoned with by landing a spot in the prestigious Amgen Tour of California. In February the self storage facility finished assembling a 14-man team, which…

Chicago Gets New Self Storage Facilities

Chicago Gets New Self Storage Facilities

Chicago is the latest city to get a development of new self storage facilities. While valet self storage seems to be all the rage lately, within the space of a week two new traditional self storage facilities have been announced…

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