The woman killed Sunday in a West Babylon apartment fire apparently started by cooking oil was identified Tuesday as resident Gail Giampino, 59, police said.
The fire was reported at 4:35 p.m. About two hours later, firefighters contained the blaze and found Giampino's body in the bedroom of her apartment.
One resident was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital and another was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, North Babylon Fire Chief Thomas Jordan said. Their conditions were not known Tuesday.
Residents who live in the building said the fire could mostly be seen burning on the second floor.
"I just saw thick black smoke coming through my walls, and when I opened my door, it was a wall of smoke," said Eddie Hernandez, 28, who was able to flee the building with his girlfriend.
With Gary Dymski