We can save ourselves from the fire by listening or reasoning. Two paths that lead to submission and submission leads to salvation.
It almost bursts with rage. Every time a company is thrown into it, its keepers ask them, “Did there not come to you a warner?” They will say,
“Yes, a warner had come to us, but we denied and said, ‘Allah has not sent down anything. You are not but in great error.'” And they will say, “If only we had been listening or reasoning, we would not be among the companions of the Blaze.”