WEIR -- The blaze broke out around midnight Sunday morning in the 8000 block of northeast 20th street. The eight year old girl was taken from the home to Via Christi hospital with serious injuries, and later transported by medical helicopter to the Shriner's Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Two other residents were also treated for minor injuries. Crews from Columbus, West Mineral, Cherokee Township and the city of Cherokee battled the flames for hours. The Kansas State Fire Marshall's office is currently investigating the cause of the blaze.