Police say they took him into custody Saturday afternoon after interviewing him and he will be facing arson charges.
The fire at the mill on M-37, near Hutchinson Road, started late Tuesday night. It was the second arson attempt at that building in about a month.
Police say the suspect is being held at the Calhoun County Jail and is expected to be arraigned Monday afternoon.
The case is still under investigation. If you have further information, contact the Battle Creek Police Department.