After a natural disaster, rapid response is crucial to bringing relief into an affected community. Continued support is needed to get the community back on its feet. Whether it’s organizing and distributing relief resources, providing temporary housing, or offering temporary offices to businesses, organizations must quickly come together for effective relief and recovery. Pac-Van is one of those organizations that is able to provide mobile office trailers and ground level container offices for rent or for purchase in such an event.

Planning ahead is essential. Understanding what a mobile office trailer can provide and how it would be suitable for emergency aid and disaster recovery can help a business owner quickly make the right decisions. Pac-Van works with our customers, hearing what your needs are and sharing knowledge about our products, so you can better understand what options are available to you.

Easy to transport and pickup, mobile offices can help communities quickly return to normal. From the time first responders arrive on-site to the rebuilding of permanent structures, portable structures like mobile office trailers and ground-level container offices (GLOs) solve an array of needs that help communities recover faster.

In the last several years, Pac-Van has provided mobile office trailers for wildfires in Colorado.

For the Duckett wildfire near Westcliffe, Colorado that destroyed roughly 2,300 acres in June 2011, Pac-Van brought in four mobile office trailers that housed fire crews near the command center.

Duckett Fire 1  Duckett Fire 2

In June of 2014 the Junkins wildfire near Pueblo, Colorado destroyed almost 700 acres; Pac-Van  provided a temporary mobile office trailer to house air tanker crew and other staff.
Junkins Fire 1

The Pac-Van team was there to help out in Colorado, and we were also there to help out in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee back in January of 2013 when a tornado touched down and destroyed the office building of a local business.   Pac-Van brought in two 12 x 60 mobile office, both of which were delivered and set-up within one day.
Mt. Juliet Tornado 1  Mt. Juliet Tornado 2


In May of 2016 the Flying J Truck Stop in Indianapolis, Indiana was destroyed by a 3-alarm fire. Pac-Van worked with the contractor for the rebuild. A 12 x 60 wide open mobile office was brought in to serve as the truck stop’s retail store and a 12 x 60 restroom & shower trailer was provided for drivers. Both units were equipped with ADA compliant ramps and steps.
Flying J Fire

Portable offices like mobile office trailers allow you to minimize downtime while your permanent facilities are repaired and remodeled. With a national network of resources, Pac-Van can quickly mobilize our storage and office space solutions when and where you need us most.  Our team can even help supply necessary office equipment, furniture, storage containers and other products and services that you need to continue your company’s day-to-day operations.