The Fairbanks Fire Department has released statistics for the month of October

FAIRBANKS, Alaska The department responded to 499 calls for service in October. A majority of the calls were medical related.

The department extinguished 12 structure fires and 3 vehicle fires.

According to a press release, winter conditions also caused multiple vehicle accidents and Fairbanks Fire responded to 10 vehicle accidents with injuries.

Teal Soden, a spokeswoman for the Fairbanks Fire Department says the numbers are not out of the ordinary.