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Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to honor firefighters, first responders who helped save teenager’s life

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Wednesday will honor firefighters and first responders who helped rescue a 14-year-old boy from a fire in Iredell County in September 2020.

Commissioner Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, will present ceremonial grant checks to rescue squads in Catawba and Iredell counties during the day.

Eight firefighters and 911 dispatchers who teamed up to help save the teenage boy from a fire will receive SAVE Awards, which go to people who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to join New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon in drug take-back event on Wednesday

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon will hold an Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back event Wednesday, April 14, at the New Hanover County Detention Facility in Castle Hayne.

Operation Medicine Drop events are held throughout the state in an effort to curb the state’s opioid crisis and save lives. The New Hanover Sheriff’s office OMD event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Commissioner Causey and Sheriff McMahon will have a media availability at 11 a.m.

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.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to observe firefighting training exercise in Guilford County, deliver grant check

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey will be in Guilford County Tuesday, Aug. 25 to observe a firefighting training exercise that ensures firefighters have ready access to water in neighborhoods that do not have a fire hydrant. This training will take place in an undeveloped area near the Grandover neighborhood off of Post Bridge Drive and Tramore Drive.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to tour Guilford County behavioral health center

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will tour a behavioral health center under construction that could help firefighters and first responders cope with stress related to their occupation during a visit to Guilford County on Thursday, Aug. 13.

Commissioner Causey will also visit commercial buildings where developers worked with the Engineering Division of the Office of State Fire Marshal to make sure they complied with building and safety codes.

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