OSFM Press Releases

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.

As the end of daylight-saving time approaches on Sunday, Nov. 7, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians to practice this life-saving habit:  When you change your clock this weekend for the end of daylight-saving time, remember to change the battery in your smoke alarm.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday will honor three firefighters and two paramedics who earlier this month delivered a baby in a car outside the Black Mountain Fire Department.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance along with lumber grading agencies and the American Lumber Standards Council (ALSC) and American Wood Council (AWC) are providing updates and technical information pertaining to the use of European lumber and other lumber species not addressed specifically in the current N.C.

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week 2021, which runs from Oct. 3-9, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is urging everyone to uphold this year’s campaign theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.”

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has honored an 18-year-old Lincoln County Eagle Scout candidate who designed and constructed a sorely-needed dryer for his local fire department.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will announce new insurance ratings for Cramerton, McAdenville and China Grove during a visit to Gaston, Rowan and Cabarrus counties on Friday, Sept. 10.

During a visit to Carteret County on Monday, July 19, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will speak at the Building Inspector’s Conference in Atlantic Beach and present the Commissioner’s Award to Richard A. “Dick” Lewis for outstanding service over 50 years with State Farm.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor eight Lenoir County firefighters who helped rescue victims from an April mobile home fire.