A man seen waving a handgun in a North Shore street has sparked a major police incident this morning.
Armed officers attended Cromwell Road shortly before 9am.
Police dogs, and officers from the tactical support unit were called to the scene.
Police have arrested a 26-year-old man from Blackpool - outside a house - on suspicion of possessing a firearm.
The gun was a realistic looking Crossman pistol
The arrested man remains in custody tonight.
In a statement, Lancashire Police said: "Enquiries are on-going and there is no on-going threat to the wider community."