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High-piled storage areas with automated rack storage shall be provided with a manually activated emergency shutdown switch and automatic shutdown in accordance with Sections 3209.4.1 and 3209.4.2.
3209.4.1 Manual Activated Shutdown
A manually activated switch shall be provided to initiate the approved automatic shutdown process. The switch shall be clearly identified and shall be in a location approved by the fire code official.
3209.4.2 Automatic Shutdown
Automatic shutdown shall be required for high-piled combustible storage areas greater than 500 square feet (46 m2). The approved automatic shutdown process shall commence upon any of the following events:
  1. Water flow is detected in the automatic sprinkler system, if present.
  2. Activation of the fire detection system, if present.

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