Boone Police and the Boone Fire Department are investigating a suspicious fire yesterday at the Super 8 hotel.

The Watauga Democrat reports the fire started around 3 in the morning on the second floor of the hotel, and was put out by the hotel sprinkler system.

According to the report, the hotel was evacuated as officials searched the building for any additional signs of fire.

Boone Police requested a search warrant for one of the hotel rooms.

The fire is still under investigation.