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OSFM Press Release

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 00:00

Commissioner Causey to present three awards in Vance County Thursday

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present two Save Awards and an Order of the Guardian Award during a visit to Vance County on Thursday, Jan. 19.

Commissioner Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, will present SAVE Awards during a stop at Vance County Emergency Services Thursday morning. SAVE Awards go to first responders and others who go above and beyond the call of duty in their work.

Friday, January 6, 2023 - 00:00

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to announce new insurance rating for Statesville Fire Department on Monday

Friday, January 06, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings for the Statesville Fire Department on Monday, Jan 9.

The announcements will take place at 6 p.m. at the Statesville City Hall, 227 S. Center St., Statesville, N.C. 28677.

Friday, January 6, 2023 - 00:00

Commissioner Causey to present two Order of the Guardian awards to firefighters in Durham County

Friday, January 06, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present two Order of the Guardian awards during a visit to Durham County on Saturday, Jan 6.

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

Commissioner Causey will visit Bahama to present the special awards to two firefighters, both have more than 35 years of service with the fire department.

The media is invited to attend and cover the event.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 00:00

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to present a Heroism award to Hickory police officer, SAVE award to Rowan County deputies

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present three SAVE awards and a Heroism award during visits to Rowan and Catawba counties on Thursday Jan. 5.

Commissioner Causey will present the awards to officers whose quick actions helped save lives.

SAVE awards will be presented to Rowan County Sgt. Patrick Schmeltzer, and Deputies William Johnson and Hanna Hodges, who pulled a man from a mobile home fire in Rockwell back in November 2022.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 00:00

Winter Weather Preparedness Week: Commissioner Causey urges families to stay safe this winter

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

This is Winter Weather Preparedness Week (Dec. 4-10) in North Carolina, and Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey wants to make sure families prepare now for potentially dangerous weather this winter.

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 00:00

Commissioner Causey to present two Order of the Guardian awards in Guilford County

Friday, December 02, 2022

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.

Commssioner Causey will visit the Northeast Fire Department in Browns Summit to present the special awards to Colen Hendrick and Clyde Murray, who are charter members of the Northeast Guilford VFD and both have 50 years of service with the fire department.                 

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 00:00

Man charged with setting fire to Montgomery County church

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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.

Shane Deante Jones, 24, of 125 McCoy Lane, Eagle Springs, was arrested by special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division and charged with breaking and entering of a place of worship, burning a church or religious building and burning personal property, all felonies.

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 00:00

Commissioner Causey hosts fiery demonstration to show how turkey fryers can lead to flames this Thanksgiving Christmas tree fire demonstration to be included in event

Thursday, November 17, 2022

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.

Commissioner Causey, along with Office of State Fire Marshal staff and Raleigh firefighters, will host a live fire demonstration to show the dangers of frying a turkey that has not fully thawed.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 00:00

State Fire Marshal to present heroism award at middle school in Kinston Commissioner will also visit stations in Lenoir, Greene and Jones counties

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

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.

Commissioner Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, will present the special award to 11-year old Zsakiyah Sutton during an afternoon visit at the school.

Friday, September 16, 2022 - 00:00

Commissioner Causey to attend ‘hose uncoupling’ ceremony, groundbreaking in Fayetteville on Monday

Friday, September 16, 2022

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.