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Greensboro, NC - In response to the alarming increase in fire-related fatalities across North Carolina, the Office of State Fire Marshal, Kidde, State Farm, NASFM and the American Red Cross have joined forces to mitigate fire risks in homes statewide.

Today, Captain Barron Summey and Firefighter Michael Chafin of the Gastonia Fire Department (GFD) will be honored with the NC Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Valor Award for their extraordinary acts of courage and bravery in the line of duty.

Join the American Red Cross North Carolina Region, NC Office of State Fire Marshal, State Farm, and the Supply Fire Department for an important initiative to improve community safety in Brunswick County.

The 2024 Q2 NC OSFM Quarterly Report is now available. View it at

NC OSFM is excited to announce a first-time grant opportunity aimed at supporting existing summer camp programs offered by fire departments across our state.

This morning a post was issued by David Wheeler, which inaccurately stated that Brian Taylor, the NC State Fire Marshal, formally endorsed David Wheeler for Commissioner of Insurance. Subsequently, it was realized that this statement was made in error.