Lightning strike sparks house fire in Brookfield, no one injured

BROOKFIELD -- The Brookfield Fire Department responded to the scene of a house fire Thursday morning, July 18.

It happened just before 7 a.m. at a home on Patti Lane.

When crews arrived on scene, there was fire on the roof -- with minor extension into the attic. The cause of the fire was a lightning strike.

The occupants were home at the time of the fire, but everyone evacuated safely, and no one was injured as a result of the fire.