Kent

Firefighters rescue Folkestone hillside fall man

A man had to be rescued by firefighters after he fell down a steep hill in Folkestone, Kent.

Fire crews used specialist rescue equipment to reach the man who had fallen down a hillside off Crete Road West at about 0420 BST on Monday.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said the man was finally winched up the hill at about 0600 BST.

Firefighters then carried him to a waiting ambulance where he was treated by paramedics.

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