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Commissioner Causey to kick off statewide fire alarm effort in Chatham County, honor nurse educator who guarded two children locked in car

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will kick off a statewide campaign to make sure homes have working smoke alarms by delivering smoke alarms to a Chatham County fire department on Thursday, March 11.

Commissioner Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, will also honor a nurse educator with a SAVE award for coming to the aid of two children, a toddler and a sleeping infant, who were locked in a car earlier this year.  

The Commissioner will also thank child passenger safety technicians for their efforts in protecting younger members of North Carolina.

National Burn Awareness Week raises awareness and prevents burn injuries

In recognition of 2021 National Burn Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 7-13, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians of the causes of burn injuries and the resources of burn care available.

Since families are spending more time at home, National Burn Awareness Week presents an opportunity to review some simple safety steps to prevent burn injuries at home, at work, and outdoors.

This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is Electrical Safety from Amps to Zap (A to Z).

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.”

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