Does the Durham Fire Department install car seats?

Except in cases where drivers have been cited for improper child restraint, if you would like to learn how to install your car seat for free, our trained technicians will teach you everything you need to know to make sure your car seat is fitted and installed correctly.

Car seats are checked by appointment only on Thursdays from 1:00 pm - 5 pm at City of Durham Fire Station 9 located at 1648 Midland Terrace

Please direct questions to 919-560-4242 extension 19223, 19241, or 19242.

Click HERE to schedule an appointment.

For additional information about child passenger safety, please visit: and

The following Durham agencies may also be able to assist you: 

        •NC State Highway Patrol at 101 S. Miami Blvd - 919-560-6868 

        •Durham County EMS by appointment ONLY at 226 Milton Road - 919- 560-8287 

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