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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce a new insurance rating at a fire department in Asheville this week.

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m., Commissioner Causey will unveil the new fire rating at the Asheville Fire Department.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present two Order of the Guardian awards during a visit to Guilford County on Saturday, Dec. 3.

The Commissioner, who serves as the State Fire Marshal, presents this award to indviduals who have demonstrated outstanding service in the fire industry.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Andrew Konrad Roesch, 56, of 7037 N.C. Highway 751, Durham, was charged with three misdemeanor counts of failing to perform fire inspection duties in Durham County Schools.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of an Eagle Springs man in the burning of a Montgomery County church that occurred Saturday night.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, is teaming with the Raleigh Fire Department to demonstrate the dangers associated with frying turkeys this holiday season.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present an Order of the Guardian Award during a visit to Northampton County on Monday, Nov. 14.

As the end of daylight saving time approaches on Sunday, Nov. 6, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians: As we set our clocks back one hour, remember to change the battery in your smoke alarm.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will deliver checks to four fire departments in Rowan County and one in Guilford County during afternoon visits on Monday, Oct. 31.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will honor retiring North Wilkesboro Fire Chief Jimmy Martin during a ceremony on Thursday.  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present a special commissioner’s award for heroism to Zsakiyah Sutton at Rochelle Middle School in Kinston as part of a multi-county visit on Wednesday, Oct 26.

Insurance Commissioner & State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is teaming with the Greensboro Fire Department to kick-off Fire Prevention Week on Tuesday, October 11 at 10 a.m. at the Greensboro Science Center.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce a new insurance rating at a fire department in Wendell this week.

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m., Commissioner Causey will unveil the new fire rating for the Wendell Fire Department No. 3.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as State Fire Marshal, will join local and state officials for a “hose uncoupling” ceremony and groundbreaking on Monday, Sept. 19, beginning at 2 p.m. at the FTCC-Cumberland County Regional Fire & Rescue Training Center in Fayetteville.

(Note: Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was originally scheduled to present this rating.

As students and teachers prepare to head back to class, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is reminding everyone to keep safety in mind when walking, driving, or riding the bus to school.

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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.