A 22-year-old man accused of starting a blaze with a gas bottle at the Buninyong Football Netball Club rooms has fronted court.
Brandon Lee Burt did not apply for bail during the brief hearing at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
Court documents obtained by The Courier states he faces five offences, including two counts of arson, allegedly committed at Buninyong between August 19 and 20.
Burt allegedly set fire to a Buninyong house under construction on the Midland Highway, causing $100,000 damage.
During the same night, it is alleged Burt set fire to the Buninyong Football Netball Club rooms on Forest Street, causing $2000 damage.
The court documents states the accused allegedly damaged a glass window pane at Buninyong’s Foodworks supermarket, causing $750 damage, also on the same night.
The court was told Burt was taking medication for bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder, and has an intellectual disability.
Magistrate Gregory Robinson remanded Burt in custody until October.
Burt is charged with five offences, including two counts of arson, two counts of trespassing with the intent to damage property and one count of intentionally destroying property.
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