Car Seat Safety

Missoula Rural Fire District is proud to be a member of the Safe Kids Coalition for Missoula County. We offer free car seat checks on a monthly basis, typically on the 2nd Saturday of the month.

Our address is 2521 South Ave W, Missoula, MT  59804. The station is on the corner of South Ave and Reserve St, near the Community Medical hospital. When coming in for a car seat fitting, please pull into the parking lot and drive around to the back of the building. You will then be guided into the bay for your appointment.

MRFD installs car seats are only during our monthly car seat events.  If you need a car seat installed on a different day, please contact Frenchtown Fire District at (406) 626-5791 or AAA Missoula at (406) 829-5513.

The Missoula County Health Department provides free car seats (subject to need and availability).  Call (406) 258-3880 for more information.

Appointments are required! Click the link below to schedule an appointment. Please allow approximately 30 minutes, per seat that is checked, to do a proper car seat installation or inspection. Please include the child’s age and approximate height and weight in the notes section. 

To Schedule Your Installation Please Call:

                (406) 549-6172