For 27 years Firehouse Subs has been slowly building up a sandwich empire supporting police and fireman all over the country. Started by brothers Chris and Robin Sorensen in 1994. The first Firehouse Subs restaurant opened up in Jacksonville, FL and by 1995 they started attempting to franchise the business. By 2012 Firehouse has 500 locations and by 2016 they had 1000. In 2021 Firehouse Subs was acquired by a company for 1 billion dollars.
Firehouse Subs menu features cold sub sandwiches but their claim to fame is their hot steamed sub sandwiches! Their subs feature names like Hook & Ladder, The Firehouse Hero, and The Engineer. They are made fresh upon order and have a plethora of meats, cheeses, toppings and condiments.