Passengers have been evacuated after a bus caught fire while travelling along the A14.

Emergency services were called to the eastbound carriageway near Newmarket at about 8.40am on Thursday. 

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said that all passengers were evacuated as crews attended the scene. 

The fire broke out in the engine compartment, the spokeswoman confirmed.

Firefighters made the scene safe and a 'stop' call was made at about 9am.