Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 3/24/13
While Syracuse Orange’s Michael Carter-Williams was busy helping lead his team to a 3rd round victory over Cal to reach Sweet 16, his family’s Massachusetts home was destroyed by a fire. According to WSYR, the family was watching the game in the home in Hamilton, MA, when the fire broke out. There are few details about the cause of the fire at this time. Firefighters were called to a fire in an outside wood stove. When firefighters arrived at the home, there was heavy fire in the attic and around the chimney. Firefighters had to be evacuated from the home twice because of the fire’s intensity. The flames were under control by 12:50 a.m. The family was watching SU’s game against the University of California when the fire broke out, the station reports. No one was injured. The sophomore guard learned after the Orange’s victory about the fire, and tweeted out this morning that his family was not hurt: Thanks for the prayers everyone all thats important to me is my family is okay — Michael Carter-Willi (@MJCWilliams) March 24, 2013 Good to hear his family was remained safe, though the loss of a home can be devastating. But knowing [...]
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

Arkansas punter arrested after found urinating on a light pole

Rex Ryan names all four QBs as Buffalo Bills captains in Week 3

Trent Williams signs $66 million contract extension

WATCH: Kenny Chesney joins 'Free Tom Brady' movement

Jeremy Maclin goes on fantasy football Twitter rant

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Notre Dame freshman TE Alizé Jones makes awesome one-handed grab

Brett Favre spoke to South Carolina football at practice

J.T. Barrett named Ohio State captain, not Cardale Jones

Kevin Sumlin tweets joke about Steve Sarkisian

Report: Redskins 'ready to move on' from Robert Griffin III, plan to start Kirk Cousins Week 1

Oregon starting QB added to roster two weeks ago

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker