Latest on Carbon Monoxide Accident

A carbon monoxide accident in a Roanoke College residence hall early on the morning of Friday, July 14, sent dozens of campus visitors to area hospitals and may have contributed to one fatality. Sections Hall was housing about 100 visitors from a Lutheran conference called Power in the Spirit and about 37 teenagers who were on campus for a program called Upward Bound. No Roanoke College students were affected. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the accident.

Educational Information

Links to Educational Web Sites

Information for Roanoke Students

President O'Hara's letter to students
July 21

From Salem Fire Department

Statement from Salem Fire Chief
July 19

Official Statements

Update on carbon monoxide incident 
July 18, 4:30 p.m.

Update on carbon monoxide incident 
July 17, 4 p.m.

Update on carbon monoxide incident
July 16, 2:30 p.m.

Roanoke College president, community respond to tragedy
July 15, 4 p.m.

Lutherans and Roanoke College family gather to remember retired pastor
July 14, 9:45 p.m.

Carbon Monoxide Build Up Sends More than 100 to Area Hospitals
July 14, 6:15 p.m.

Initial Statement on Carbon Monoxide
July 14, 1 p.m.