According to local scanner reports, a six-alarm fire has been called by firefighters in the state.
Reports have the alert level raised to a nine-alarm blaze.
The sky is filled with smoke and ash as the fire burns. Video footage shows flames shooting into the air.
Several structures in the region are being evacuated, according to news reports.
It’s unclear how many people were removed from the motel or whether they were harmed.
The Salisbury Fire Department was not immediately available for comment, but the Sun had asked them about it.