Sumter Fire Department offers car seat installation


Sumter Fire Department is offering free car seat installation services, by appointment only, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 19, at Headquarters Station, 129 E. Hampton Ave.

Participants must bring the car seat - one car seat per appointment - car seat manual and vehicle manual. The child must also be present.

Each appointment will last 30 to 40 minutes.

It is best for people who are expecting a baby to schedule an appointment at least one month prior to the due date.

Register online at by going to the fire department's web page, or by calling the fire department at (803) 436-2600.

Sumter Fire Department will have another car seat installation from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at Bethel Station, 1865 Nettles Road.