Pierce Fire Trucks



Your Pierce Fire & Rescue Apparatus Dealer in Arkansas and Tennessee

Emergency Vehicle Specialists / G&W Diesel has been a dealer for Pierce Manufacturing since 2011. Today, we serve customers throughout Arkansas and Tennessee by offering local sales and service for Pierce fire and rescue apparatus. G&W Diesel has been in business since 1958 and has been servicing fire apparatus since the 1990’s.



Our sales and service department are “Platinum Certified” by Pierce Manufacturing Inc. It is the highest level of Pierce certification awarded to dealers. It is given to those who have taken administrative and specialized technician training, offer mobile service coverage, and stock an extensive selection of Pierce replacement parts in inventory. We offer the largest and most expansive service department in Arkansas and Tennessee.

Quality Fire Trucks

Over the years, we have continued to represent Pierce because they produce the highest quality product. Every part of a Pierce fire apparatus is manufactured in one place, under their commitment to serve as a true single source manufacturer. With thousands of complex parts coming together in a fire truck, this is an important competitive differentiator. By producing their own parts, they can ensure optimum function in the engineering and build process. It also means they are a one-stop-shop for manufacturer level service. Both their Wisconsin and Florida facilities are ISO – 9001 certified, demonstrating their compliance with world-class operating standards.

A Commitment To Integrity

In operation for a century, Pierce Manufacturing has made a name for itself in the Fire Industry. They are known for their integrity, always putting their customers and employees first. A testament to this is the 17 year average tenure of a Pierce employee; it is not uncommon to find an employee at Pierce with 30 or 40 years at the company. With such an established reputation, we feel confident they will be around for many years to come. They have the resources and experience to support customers for the long haul. In addition, they are backed by the strength of their parent company – The Oshkosh Corporation. NYSE – OSK. A Fortune 350 company.

Buying a Pierce from Emergency Vehicle Specialists/ G&W Diesel

The fire apparatus sales representatives at EVS are some of the most knowledgeable around. They know Pierce fire trucks inside and out, and stay on top of trends in the industry to continually educate customers on what’s up and coming. When it comes to selling a Pierce fire apparatus, it is easy to see the value. Pierce has a great selection of fire truck models available to suit your exact needs, and they produce their own foam systems and pumps to seamlessly integrate into their custom chassis. Offering consistency in their products and timelines, Pierce ensures you will get the fire apparatus you desire … when you are expecting it.

The most important parts of purchasing a new apparatus are establishing your objectives, understanding the applications it will be used for, and determining your budget. The EVS sales team will help you do this, and then recommend appropriate apparatus designs and options best suited for your department. Our sales reps commonly travel with customers to view recent deliveries and bring demo trucks to their facility to show you firsthand what your options are. We have also taken customers to Pierce’s manufacturing facility to meet with their in-house engineering team and take a tour of their manufacturing plant. You will receive a proposal and preliminary plans to meet your needs prior to purchase, so you have clear understanding of what Pierce and EVS bring to the table.

Emergency Vehicle Specialists can also assist you in expediting the purchasing process by accessing several local tag-on contracts. These include HGAC and recent local bids. Contact your sales representative for more information.

We offer leasing and discounts for advance payments. Your sales representative can assist you and design a plan that best accommodates your budget.

Here at EVS, our sales representatives are apparatus experts and problem solvers. Lean on our expertise, our experience, and our established partnership with Pierce to help you design your next fire truck. Contact us today to get started.