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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present the Cary Fire Department with the Commissioner’s Award on Monday for 100 years of service.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is urging North Carolinians to stay safe this Independence Day by leaving fireworks to the professionals and by practicing safe techniques around the grills.

As the many communities across North Carolina battle record high temperatures this week, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and Safe Kids North Carolina are reminding people of the dangers of leaving children and pets in cars as we approach the ‘dog days of summer’.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, is pleased to announce that Smoke Alarm Saturday 2022 was a huge success in the ongoing effort to prevent fire deaths in North Carolina.

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey issued the following statement today in response to recent media reports citing building inspection delays on new construction:

As the number of fire deaths rises in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey has organized a team of firefighters and volunteers to be out in force this weekend to distribute and install free smoke alarms in neighborhoods across the state.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present the Order of the Guardian, the Department of Insurance’s top award, to three men during a visit to Rockingham County on Saturday, May 21.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to three emergency response units in Scotland and Robeson counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during visits scheduled on Friday, April 29.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to emergency response units from Brunswick and Bladen counties and address Brunswick County property owners during a stop on Wednesday, April 20.

 

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will highlight declining drug overdose rates during an Operation Medicine Drop event in Stanly County on Thursday, April 14.

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RALEIGH -- In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week, which runs March 20-26, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C.

Before daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 13, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds everyone to change the batteries in your household smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

In recognition of Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which runs March 6-12, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to prepare not only for hurricane season this summer but also the potential for extreme weather that may occur with little to no warning this spring.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce the new insurance rating for the Louisburg Fire Department on Tuesday, March 8. The announcement will take place at 2 p.m. at the Louisburg Fire Department, 102 Wade Ave., Louisburg, N.C. 27549.

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In recognition of 2022 National Burn Awareness Week, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey encourages families to practice safe-cooking habits.

National Burn Awareness Week runs Feb. 6-12. This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is "Burning Issues in the Kitchen."

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of James Adam Berry, fire chief of the Griffith Volunteer Fire Department in Forsyth County. Berry was charged with two felony counts of falsifying fire incident reports.

As North Carolina braces for what could be yet another round of winter weather this weekend, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges everyone to keep fire safety in mind, especially when using portable heaters.

With the threat of wintry weather across the state this weekend, there is a chance that many North Carolinians will be without power in extremely low temperatures.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, noting that wintry weather could touch our state this weekend, urges North Carolinians to use extra caution when using portable heaters.

In recognition of Winter Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from Dec. 5-11 in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to make preparations now for potentially dangerous weather this winter.

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up and Christmas right around the corner, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey encourages families to practice safe cooking now and throughout the year.

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