Police, coastguard and ambulance are reportedly at Palm Bay conducting a large scale missing persons’ search.
Unconfirmed reports say there are missing persons at sea, although it may be a routine check after flares were set off.
Witnesses also report the Coastguard helicopter circling in the Walpole Bay area.
CLIFTONVILLE update: Coastguard helicopter just arrived at Walpole Bay. Believed to be a large-scale search for persons missing in the sea. pic.twitter.com/ziVfOxl5WD
— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) May 27, 2017
Emergency services have been contacted.
UPDATE: Witnesses report emergency services have now left the scene.