Woman dies in East Islip house fire
27 Washington Avenue, in East Islip, after the fire.


Woman dies in East Islip house fire


EAST ISLIP– Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a fatal fire that occurred In East Islip early this morning.

Third Precinct police officers responded to 27 Washington Avenue, at 2:12 a.m., after a 911 caller reported a fire at that location, according to authorities. Six residents were in the home at the time of the fire.

Laurie Addeo, 61, a resident of the home, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The victim’s husband, his mother and three tenants (a man, a woman and their 10-year-old son) all escaped the residence unharmed.

Following a preliminary investigation, detectives believe the fire to be “non-criminal in nature”, officials added.