The Eden Fire Department consists of more than 15 full-time and over 20 part-time employees and nearly 34 volunteers. The department operates various fire stations and its apparatus includes pumpers, ladders, and air and cascade trailers. It offers a variety of programs on various aspects of public fire safety. The Eden Fire Department, in addition, provides free smoke detectors to the residents and offers installation and inspection services. It is a part of the city of Eden in North Carolina that governs a range of other departments, such as police, business development, finance, environmental services, human resources, parks and recreation and public utilities.