Contact Kent's police, fire or ambulance services by text
Kent's Emergency Services have a text service for Deaf people to
contact the Police, Fire and Rescue or Ambulance from their
leaflet explaining how the service works (PDF, 427k) is
available and you can also watch a video explaining the service in
sign language, on Kent TV.
How the service works
Please follow the 4 steps below to text Kent's Emergency
You need to remember if you want the Police or the Fire or the
Ambulance, that's important.
Write your text, starting with the name of the service you
require (Police, Rescue or Medic). It's important to tell them
where and what the problem is.
Text your message to the number 60066 - that goes straight to
the communications centre.
Wait for a reply from the communication centre. They may need to
ask you questions for some more information.
Important: A text message cannot be guaranteed
to arrive quickly. We rely on mobile phone companies and their
networks. We cannot be responsible for delays in receiving
messages. If you don't get a reply quickly, try another way of