A new sandwich shop will soon open its doors in O'Fallon.
Firehouse Subs is under construction at 104 Laura K Dr., O'Fallon, near Starbucks and the Pediatric Urgent Care.
Jon Collins, of Labadie, MO, owns the shop. He was unavailable for comment this week, but his business partner and brother Brian Collins said he expects to open in late November. This is the first Firehouse Subs to open in St. Charles County.
According to the Firehouse Subs website, the chain began 18 years ago now has more than 540 restaurants in 32 states and Puerto Rico. The nearest one to O'Fallon is in Chesterfield at 1649 Clarkson Rd.
The menu features hot subs, cold subs, salads, soups, cookies and more. Click here for a full menu.
Firehouse Subs is also committed to helping local heroes in the community. According to the website, in 2005 the restaurant established a foundation its non-profit, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, "with the goal to provide funding, life-saving equipment, disaster assistance and educational opportunities for first-responders and public safety organizations."
In Firehouse Sub restaurants, customers can help the cause by donating spare change to canisters in the stores, rounding up to the nearest dollar and more. Click here to read more about ways to help the foundation.
O'Fallon Patch will have more information as it becomes available.