Man killed in Great Barrington fire identified

Berkshire County

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The man killed in a structure fire in Great Barrington Monday night has been identified by the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office.

Berkshire District Attorney’s Office has identified the man as 68-year-old Michael Romano. 67-year-old Susan Romano still remains hospitalized at Albany Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in the fire.

The Great Barrington Fire Department received the report of the fire on Silver Street around 7:40 p.m. where crews found both Michael and Susan unresponsive inside. Michael was declared dead where the fire took place while Susan was taken to the hospital.

Police do not believe the cause of the fire is suspicious at this time, however, the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Great Barrington Fire Department, Great Barrington Police, and Massachusetts State Police are still investigating.

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