After Humboldt family loses everything in fire, school steps up to help

Tranice Williams (from left), 19, and her sister Tamara Williams, 18, lost everything in a fire Thursday afternoon. (GoFundMe / DNAinfo)

HUMBOLDT PARK — A local high school is stepping up to help a Humboldt Park family that lost everything in a fire Thursday afternoon.

Around 12:45 p.m., firefighters were called to the fire in the Williams family home at 953 N. St. Louis Ave. that ended up spreading to another house.

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All 15 family members —  eight  adults and seven children — were able to safely evacuate, but the blaze destroyed the longtime family home and all the family’s belongings.

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