The man, from Bacchus Marsh, has been charged with one count of arson and was remanded in custody to appear at Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
The charge follows a fire at the Gisborne Rd address, near Masons Lane, at 11.45pm yesterday.
A number of residents were treated for smoke inhalation.
One man went to hospital with lacerations suffered during the incident.
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