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  January 18, 2018 -- Tips to help if your home or car is damaged in a winter storm

RALEIGH -- North Carolina’s recent winter blast has many residents wondering what to do if their home sustains damage due to the snow and ice or if they are involved in an automobile accident...

  January 9, 2018 -- Fire deaths on the rise as a result of cold snap

RALEIGH -- Eleven people have died in fires in North Carolina so far this year. Last year, nine people lost their lives as a result of fire during the entire month of January...

  January 5, 2018 -- Insurance Commissioner Causey rejects proposed Homeowners Insurance rate increase: Sets Hearing Date

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set July 23, 2018 as the hearing date for the North Carolina Rate Bureau’s proposed 18.7 percent homeowners insurance rate increase...

  January 3, 2018 -- Keeping families safe when traveling in wintry weather

RALEIGH -- With the possibility of snow this week coupled with the current bone chilling temperatures, Safe Kids NC wants to remind parents of the best ways to stay safe when traveling...

  January 2, 2018 -- N.C. Office of the State Fire Marshal gains new fire investigation unit

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey who also serves as the State Fire Marshal announced today the department has established a Fire Investigations Unit to assist the state’s fire service and law enforcement agencies...