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The use of floor levels in buildings of Type III, IV or V nonfire-rated construction may be as follows:
Nonambulatory—first floor only;
Ambulatory—not higher than the third-floor level, provided walls and partitions are constructed of materials equal in fire- resistive quality to that of wood lath and plaster in good repair and all walls are firestopped at each floor level.

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