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