SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The first attempt by Costco to give seniors early access to its warehouses led to a huge turnout Tuesday morning at the store on Exposition Parkway.

Costco announced its warehouses would temporarily open an hour early on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. only for members over 60 and those with disabilities. But by the time the Expo warehouse rolled open its door, the line outside stretched three-quarters of the way around the building.

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“I didn’t expect this,” said Barbara Tagle. “This is crazy!” Tagle said she’s running out of supplies at home at hoped the early opening would allow her to buy toilet paper.

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But even the earliest shoppers had to leave without the most in-demand products. Despite Costco’s purchase limits on certain products, a whiteboard at the entrance warned the warehouse was already out of toilet paper, paper towels, sanitizer, bleach and gloves.

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Several other department stores and grocery chains have instituted special hours for seniors and other at-risk groups. Walmart has set aside one-hour prior to opening on Tuesdays as the time for customers 60 and older. On Wednesdays, Target has dedicated first hour of shopping to vulnerable populations.