Emergency services were called to Margate Main Sands as part of a rescue operation this afternoon (August 10).
Police, South East Coast Ambulance, Kent Fire and Rescue, Kent air ambulance and RNLI lifeguards were in attendance.
It is understood a person was rescued from the water and CPR was administered.
An RNLI spokesperson said: “ Our lifeguards were involved in a rescue around 1.30pm this afternoon and provided casualty care to a member of the public.
“The casualty was handed to the care of paramedics and was conscious and breathing at that time.”
Kent Police say officers were assisting paramedics and, at the same time, responded to a report of a missing child who was found safe and well.
South East Coast Ambulance Service has been contacted for further details.