LT. Jeff Haughy

Oakland Fire Department
Expertise: Fire service and EMS
Education: Columbia College, Cal State Hayward, Columbia Southern, NCTI Paramedic School


Owner Jeff Haughy has been providing high-quality care in the EMS industry since 1995 and started his Fire Service career with the Alameda Fire Department in 1991 as a Fire Explorer. He continued his fire service and EMS career working for Columbia Fire Protection District, Tuolumne County Fire Department, and Tuolumne County Search and Rescue Team. For the past 22 years, Jeff has served the City of Oakland were he currently holds the rank of Lieutenant. Jeff has sat on multiple committees and boards during his career which includes serving as an Executive Board Member with Oakland Firefighters Local 55, 150th Anniversary Committee, Promotional Committee and USA&R Task Force 4. Most notably he is the current Vice Chair for Firefighters First Credit Union. He is also the Media Director for Oakland Firefighters Local 55.


Jeff graduated from Columbia College with an AS in Fire Technology, moved back to the Bay Area, and attended Paramedic School. While in Paramedic school he got hired by the Town of Hillsborough Fire Department on the San Francisco Peninsula. He worked there for two years and completed his Paramedic while there. He got hired by the Oakland Fire Department in January 2002. Jeff has always continued his education throughout his fire service career. He earned an AS in Business Administration and is four classes away from earning his BS in Business Administration. He holds countless State Fire Training Certifications including Hazardous Materials Specialist, Water Rescue Technician, and Fire Officer.


Jeff has earned multiple fire service awards throughout his career.

  1. Oakland Fire Department Medical Services Award
  2. San Mateo County Distinguished Service Award
  3. State of Florida Distinguished Service Award (Florida Firestorms)
  4. Columbia College Volunteer Fire Fighters Scholarship
  5. Columbia Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship
  6. Numerous Green Cross Awards issued by Hurst for successful auto extrication (Jaws of Life)

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