Police are attending an address on Endsleigh Gardens in Blackpool after the discovery of suspicious material inside a house.
Officers were called at about 8.15am today (Wednesday, May 2nd) and a cordon is currently being established around the property.
A number of nearby properties are being evacuated as a precaution and a number of roads are being closed and diversions put in place.
The incident is not being treated as terrorism related and there is not believed to be any immediate threat at this time.
The Explosives Ordnance Department are currently on route.