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Winter Weather Preparedness Week: Are You Ready?

In recognition of Winter Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from Dec. 6-12 in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, urges families to make preparations now for potentially dangerous weather this winter.

“Winter is a time that brings families together in celebration of the holidays. But that also means more cooking, more traveling and more risk of fire and other accidents,” said Commissioner Causey. “This winter, it is so important for families to keep safety in mind.”

Turn clocks back this weekend, remember to replace your smoke alarm batteries

With the end of daylight saving time approaching on Sunday, Nov. 1, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, reminds families to practice this life-saving habit:  When you change your clock this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, remember to change the battery in your smoke alarm.

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