Lightning struck a tree in Brookfield yesterday morning, sparking a fire. Brookfield Volunteer Fire Company responded to a report of smoke from a hillside in the back of Meadow Brook Manor around 8am. A drone from the Danbury Fire Department was special called to assist. A large tree was located, on fire, after a lightning strike. Firefighters stretched a long hose to the tree to extinguish the flames. The response took about an hour.