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Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $392,998 Assistance to Firefighters Grant to the Office of State Fire Marshal.

The grant will help the Office of State Fire Marshal provide the most up-to-date training with state-of-the-art equipment.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey’s will focus on storm preparedness and fire prevention on Monday, Sept. 21, as he visits with first responders and insurance agents during a visit to Durham and Orange counties.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Anthony Delon Liles, 37, of 110 Stoney Drive, Durham, was charged with two counts of insurance fraud and one count of attempting to obtain property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Debbie Hogan Steele, 59, of 729 Craige St., Salisbury, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will visit New Hanover county Thursday, Sept. 17 to discuss how communities can efficiently recover after storms and fires damage homes and buildings.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will meet with the Hickory City Council to announce the city’s new fire insurance rating on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of a Cornelius man who operated a debt collection business without being licensed in the state.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has joined Governor Highway Safety Director Mark Ezzell in a news conference to remind motorists of the importance of the state’s Move Over Law.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Jhueate Elijah Andrews, 19, of 2311 Portola Court, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

The Safe Kids N.C. team is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will meet with firefighters and distribute grant checks to fire departments while in Watauga and Wilkes counties on Thursday, Sept. 3.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Stephanie Renee Norman, 38, of 10700 Point South Drive, Charlotte, was charged with felony insurance fraud.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has announced the 2020 winners of the Seniors Health Insurance Information Program’s (SHIIP) statewide and regional awards for their outstanding work in providing free, unbiased counseling about Medicare and other health insurance issues to seniors in North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kenneth Dean Alexander Cooper, 46, of 2109 Pelham Road, Raleigh. Cooper was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to assist rural volunteer fire departments in Warren and Gates counties on Monday, Aug. 31. He will also meet with insurance agents during lunch in Halifax County.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Timothy Darnell Montague Jr. and Akira Veneta Montague, both 22, and both of 7821 Bergstrom Drive, Raleigh. Both were charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Ronald Nathaniel Bradley, 57, of 835 Belmont Drive, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud and conspiracy to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey plans to drop by insurance agencies, visit several fire stations and deliver grant checks to departments in need during visits to Randolph and Moore counties on Thursday, Aug. 27.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey’s visit to Onslow County will take him to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, where he will visit a fire station on the military base on Monday, Aug. 24.

Commissioner Causey will stop by an Onslow County insurance agency and visit two volunteer fire departments.

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.

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, more people are installing backyard swimming pools in North Carolina, making the risk of drowning more prevalent. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Safe Kids N.C. Chair, reminds all families of the dangers of drowning.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the North Carolina Department of Insurance has entered into a voluntary settlement agreement with Gerber Life Insurance Company that includes a $1.1 million penalty for numerous violations related to its claims practices for accidental death and dismemberment policies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will visit fire stations and insurance agencies during a trip to Iredell County on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Doing laundry is most likely a part of everyone’s daily routine but taking care of your clothes dryer can make a big difference when it comes to preventing house fires.

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey urges families to take precautions to prevent home fires caused by clothes dryers.

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