To limit the probability that fire will spread:
- from a lower floor level to upper floor levels in a
fire situation, or
- from a floor area into exit stairs in a fire situation.
This is to limit the probability of
the spread of fire in the upper floor levels or in the exit stairs,
which could lead to:
- delays or ineffectiveness in fire suppression operations,
which could lead to the spread of fire, which could lead to damage
to the building, and
- damage to the building.
To state the application of Articles 18.104.22.168. to 22.214.171.124.