Springs Fire in Moreno Valley fully contained

Crews in Riverside County have contained a vegetation fire that forced multiple road closures in the Moreno Valley area. 

The Springs Fire broke out just after 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to Cal Fire, South of Highway 60 and east of Gilman Springs Road.

The department reported that the flames quickly spread to burn about 30 acres of "light flashy fuels" and was spreading quickly. By 7 p.m. however, the department reported the fire's forward progress had been stopped at 60 acres and was 70% contained.

The fire was fully contained by 11 p.m., according to officials.

The firefight forced several road closures Tuesday evening. Both directions of Highway 60 were closed for several hours. All lanes of the highway were reopened by 7 p.m. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.