A CHEMIST shop near Great Lever Health Centre was wrecked in a fire over the weekend.

Firefighters were called to tackle the blaze at the mobile unit, on Rupert Street, at 7.24pm on Saturday night.

The fire damaged flooring and insulation inside the temporary building near Cohens Chemist.

Police are investigating the fire to see if the blaze was started deliberately. No-one was in the unit when the fire broke out.