Child Car Seats


Marysville Fire District offers free appointment-only car seat checks with our Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.

This is an educational service provided to help caregivers gain confidence in installing and using your child's car seat.


Request a car seat check using the link below. Please allow up to two weeks for an appointment.



Marysville Fire District is now offering a FREE virtual car seat safety class.


Car seats can be confusing. So let us help you! 


Presented in partnership with Safe Kids Snohomish County, this 1-hour online class will help you learn how to properly use a car seat from birth to the adult seat belt. 


Classes are offered via Zoom at 10am on the second Thursday of each month. Register using the link: 


Take the first steps toward installing your child car seat successfully by reading the instruction manual that came with the seat and your vehicle owner's manual.


WA State Car Seat Law


Washington's Child Restraint Law changed in January 2020. Review the current rules and download printable flyers in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Korean and Tagalog at


Child Seat Installation Videos


Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  for detailed information about car seats, installation, and how-to videos.


Is Your Child in the Right Car Seat?


  • Children under the age of 2 must ride in a rear-facing car seat as required by Washington law. After age 2, we recommend keeping children rear-facing until they reach the maximum weight and height limits allowed by  the car seat manufacturer.
  • Children ages 2-4 must ride in a car seat rear OR forward facing with a harness. When children outgrow their rear-facing seats, they should ride in forward-facing child safety seats until they reach the upper weight or height limit allowed by the car seat manufacturer. 
  • Children 4 and older must ride in a car or booster seat until they are at least 4 foot 9 inches tall. We also recommend using the 5-step test when determining whether your child is ready for an adult seat belt because not all children will fit a seat belt properly in all cars at the 4 foot 9 height. See:  When is my child ready for an adult seat belt?
  • Children under age 13 must ride in the back seat.








Marysville Fire District
1094 Cedar Avenue
Marysville, WA 98270

(360) 363-8500 



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1094 Cedar Ave
Marysville, WA 98270
(360) 363-8500
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