Firefighters from Bideford and Barnstaple called after victim slips off hillside path.

Two fire appliances from Bideford and the Special Rescue Team from Barnstaple were scrambled at 9.15pm last night (Monday, September 18) after a man slipped off the path at Fosketh Hill, Westward Ho! and fell down an embankment.

The victim, who was also stuck in brambles, was rescued by Fire Service personnel using strops and small tools.

The casualty was then assessed by an ambulance crew.