"The health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans is our top priority," UCLA mentioned in a remark. "Due to concerns stemming from area wildfires, tonight's men's basketball game vs. Montana has been canceled. All other team workouts and practices scheduled for today also have been canceled."
Just a few miles from the UCLA campus in Bel-Air, the Skirball fireplace had burned just about 150 acres as of 11 a.m. PT, in accordance to the Los Angeles Times. The fireplace has destroyed houses, led to evacuations and required the northbound 405 highway to shut -- a part of primary visitors delays within the area.
The Los Angeles County public well being division is urging citizens to steer clear of needless out of doors publicity and to prohibit bodily exertion.
UCLA, which additionally canceled afternoon categories, mentioned it is going to refund tickets to Wednesday's game.