Police responded to an emergency call in Faulkner Close, Ainsdale, Southport, at approximately 6:30pm tonight (Monday 29th October 2012).

They arrived at the scene within minutes to find a house in complete darkness after the alarm was raised.

The electricity lighting trip switch had triggered leaving a pensioner in complete darkness.

Officers switched the trip switch back on before leaving.

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