New Chesterfield Sub Shop Founded by Real Firefighters

Two brothers with 200 years of firefighting heritage behind them turned to food business.

A new Chesterfield eatery, Firehouse Subs, is hiring and opens Monday on Clarkson Road near

was founded by two firefighting brothers in 1994 from a firefighting family, Chris and Robin Sorensen, who had a taste for oversize portions and firehouse decor.

This shop has a hand-painted mural featuring the Gateway Arch and Spirit of St. Louis airplane flown by Charles Lindbergh. 

According to the company website, the brothers also created a foundation in 2005 that has given $3.5 million across 335 communities in the form of life-saving equipment, educational opportunities and funding to first-responders: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

The shops also claim to have 120 combinations of beverages through a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine that provides fountain drinks.

Kids get a free fire hat, with their kid-sized hot sub combos.

Firehouse Subs is located at 1649 Clarkson Road, open seven days a week, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Franchise owner is Robert Phillips. 

There are 502 shops across the nation, company officials said, with the first one in Jacksonville, FL.


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