'Quantum physics generator’ incident in Ohio results in evacuation -- hazmat found no radiation
Fire trucks in Columbus, Ohio (screengrab)

Authorities in Columbus, Ohio evacuated dozens of homes after a man called 911 to report being burned by a "quantum physics generator."


"Firefighters say nothing threatening was found in a northwest Columbus garage," WCMH-TV reported. "According to firefighters, a man called and reported that he received ‘RF burns’ while building some sort of ‘quantum physics generator’ in a garage. The man used words like ‘particle accelerator,’ ‘alpha rays,’ and ‘radiation’ while describing how he was burned."

Reporter Dan Pearlman gave updates from the scene.