Fire has destroyed a unit at a retirement village in Creswick.
Firefighters were called to the blaze about 2.50pm, where the building in Semmens Court was engulfed by fire.
It was quickly brought under control, although it destroyed one unit and damaged at least two others.
All nearby residents were evacuated, with at least seven fire units on scene.
One resident of the unit complex told The Courier the scene was an "absolute mess" and that the fire had destroyed one unit and damaged two others.
One man in his 80s has been assessed for smoke inhalation, while another woman in her 50s has also been assessed, according to an Ambulance Victoria spokesperson.
There were no serious injuries.
The fire is still smouldering, although under control and CFA and police remain on the scene.