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Shelter-in-place lifted at Bluefield College

by | Jan 23, 2021

Bluefield, VA Bluefield College campus sheltered in place on Saturday, January 23, 2021, following a threat through digital communication of an armed individual. The shelter-in-place protocol was issued to the campus community at noon. Local law enforcement investigated the premises where they assessed no threat. The shelter-in-place protocol has now been lifted.

Bluefield College will continue to monitor the situation and will communicate if further threat is assessed.

The purpose of a shelter-in-place alert on campus is to limit human exposure to a life-threatening, hostile, or hazardous situation.

Rebecca Kasey, Director of Public Relations & Marketing