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Griz game against UCLA canceled due to fires

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LOS ANGELES - Tonight's Griz men's basketball game versus UCLA has been canceled due to concerns about the wildfires in southern California. 

A notice from UCLA reads: "The health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans is our top priority. Due to concerns stemming from area wildfires, tonight's men's basketball game versus Montana has been canceled."

A series of wildfires in the last few days have burned 83,000 acres, forced thousands of evacuations and shut down I-405, one of the busiest interstate highways in the country. The UCLA campus is located a few miles south of the Skirball Fire. School officials also canceled classes this afternoon due to traffic snarls.

UCLA says single-game ticket purchases for tonight's men's basketball game will be automatically refunded. 

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