The Devil Fire Breather used his trick fire-starting skills to terrorize the citizens of Gotham as The Penguin set The Red Triangle gang loose on Gotham Square. He was burning some buildings when Batman in the Batmobile drove up. Unsuccessfully trying to torch the Batmobile, because the Batmobile is fire-proof. The Devil Fire Breather got a taste of his own medicine when the Batmobile turned it's rear flame on him and drove away, setting him on fire. It is unknown if he survived from the fire or not.
Behind the scenes
The Devil Fire Breather appears in the SNES video game adaption of Batman Returns (Video Game) under the name Fire Clown.