Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong said authorities are looking for a young child who lives nearby the location where three suspected arson fires were started Friday evening.
They say 9-year-old Patrick Ryea was last seen around 5 p.m. in the 7200 block of Schulz Drive in Carson City, near the former racetrack.
Patrick is white with short brown hair and brown eyes, 4 feet tall and weighs 40 pounds.
He was wearing a red and white Spider Man T-shirt with a silver, metallic jacket and brown corduroy pants. He also had on black and white Spider Man shoes.
Anyone with information to where he might be should call Carson City Sheriff's Deputies at 887-2007.