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Cooktops and ranges installed in the following occupancies shall be protected in accordance with Section 904.13.1:
  1. In Group I-1 occupancies where domestic cooking facilities are installed in accordance with Section 420.8.
  2. In Group I-2, Condition 1 occupancies where domestic cooking facilities are installed in accordance with Section 407.2.6.
  3. In Group R-2 college dormitories where domestic cooking facilities are installed in accordance with Section 420.10.
[F] 904.13.1 Protection From Fire
Cooktops and ranges shall be protected in accordance with Section 904.13.1.1 or 904.13.1.2.
[F] 904.13.1.1 Automatic Fire-Extinguishing System
The domestic recirculating or exterior vented cooking hood provided over the cooktop or range shall be equipped with an approved automatic fire-extinguishing system complying with the following:
  1. The automatic fire-extinguishing system shall be of a type recognized for protection of domestic cooking equipment. Preengineered automatic fire-extinguishing systems shall be listed and labeled in accordance with UL 300A and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Manual actuation of the fire-extinguishing system shall be provided in accordance with Section 904.12.1.
  3. Interconnection of the fuel and electric power supply shall be in accordance with Section 904.12.2.
[F] 904.13.1.2 Ignition Prevention
Cooktops and ranges shall include burners that have been tested and listed to prevent ignition of cooking oil with burners turned on to their maximum heat settings and allowed to operate for 30 minutes.

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