Buildings shall be designed with safeguards against the spread of fire so that no person not directly adjacent to or involved in the ignition of a fire shall suffer serious injury or death from a fire and so that the magnitude of the property losses are limited as follows:
Performance Group I—High
Performance Group II—Moderate
Performance Group III—Mild
Performance Group IV—Mild
Buildings and facilities shall be designed and constructed so that fire fighters can appropriately perform rescue operations, protect property, and utilize fire-fighting equipment and controls.