Great Barrington fire turns deadly

WNYT Staff
Updated: December 10, 2019 04:57 PM
Created: December 10, 2019 12:04 PM

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. - A person was killed and another is fighting for their life after a fire at Beech Tree Apartments in Great Barrington.

The Great Barrington Fire Department posted on its Facebook page that firefighters were notified of possible entrapment and found two unresponsive people.


Michael Romano, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene. Susan Romano, 67, was in critical condition at Albany Medical Center as of early Tuesday afternoon.

Several other residents were displaced.

The cause is under investigation, but investigators don't think it's suspicious.

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